- a mountain range in S France. Highest peak, Mt. Mézenc, 5753 feet (1754 meters).
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Examples from the Web for cevennes
When Brousson first went into the Cevennes, he did not undertake to preach to the people.
The hunted pastors of the Cevennes were falling off one by one.
Seguier has been characterised as "the Danton of the Cevennes."
After this event persecution was redoubled throughout (p. 093) the Cevennes.
It spread from Dauphiny to Viverais, and from thence into the Cevennes.
- a mountain range in S central France, on the SE edge of the Massif Central. Highest peak: 1754 m (5755 ft)
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