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Creuse

[krœz] /krœz/
noun
1.
a department in central France. 2165 sq. mi. (5605 sq. km).
Capital: Guéret.
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  • There are no more than thirty of the cavalry in Creuse, and as many in Corrze.

  • The boys tenderly sodded its mound and placed a wreath of holly, plucked from the hills of Creuse, where he last trained.

    The Delta of the Triple Elevens William Elmer Bachman
  • Another Sister, recently come from the Creuse, from which she had been driven by the laws, did not conceal her fears.

    The Exploits of Juve

    Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain
  • Aubusson, a French town on the Creuse, manufactures carpets and tapestry.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • My health once established, I shall go to my mountains of Creuse and then come to you.

    The Cross of Berny Emile de Girardin
British Dictionary definitions for Creuse

Creuse

/French krøz/
noun
1.
a department of central France, in Limousin region. Capital: Guéret. Pop: 122 713 (2003 est). Area: 5606 sq km (2186 sq miles)
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