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  1. A historic town of northern France, WNW of Paris.


  1. a department in NW France. 2331 sq. mi. (6035 sq. km). Capital: Evreux.
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Historical Examples

  • We were conducted through the forest of Evreux, by an escort236 of chasseurs.

    The Stranger in France

    John Carr

  • This peculiarity may be seen to an almost painful extent at Evreux.

  • You know, if she wants one, she'll find a husband at Evreux.

  • It is most improbable that the Evreux glass should belong to so early a date as that.

  • The country to the west of Evreux forms the very heart of Normandy.

    Rambles in Normandy

    Francis Miltoun

British Dictionary definitions for evreux


  1. a department of N France, in Haute-Normandie region. Capital: Évreux. Pop: 550 056 (2003 est). Area: 6037 sq km (2354 sq miles)


  1. an industrial town in NW France: severely damaged in World War II; cathedral (12th–16th centuries). Pop: 51 198 (1999)
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