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Mende

[men-dee] /ˈmɛn di/
noun, plural Mendes (especially collectively) Mende for 1.
1.
a member of a people living in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
2.
a Niger-Congo language of the Mande branch spoken by the Mende people.

Lozère

[law-zer] /lɔˈzɛr/
noun
1.
a department in S France. 2000 sq. mi. (5180 sq. km).
Capital: Mende.
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  • Mende is worth visiting for itself alone and for its cathedral.

  • The drive from Mende to the plateau of Sauveterre is a curious experience.

    The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • The Bishop of Mende himself, on whose young shoulders the burden of responsibility had descended, could not keep up his spirits.

    Henrietta Maria Henrietta Haynes
  • Get to St. nimie we can, we will, we must, without making the round by railway to Mende.'

    The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • In order to visit the Cevennes proper, the beautiful town of Mende would be the best starting-place.

  • The Bishop of Mende was a very different person from the austere Oratorian.

    Henrietta Maria Henrietta Haynes
  • Such were the movements of the town of Mende, when the troops entered the place.

    History of the Girondists, Volume I Alphonse de Lamartine
  • We had to be up betimes, as our train for Langogne, corresponding with the Mende diligence, started at five in the morning.

    The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • The women were sent to Mende to be immured in convents, and the men were imprisoned in the archpriest's dungeons.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
  • Mende was the last but one of French bishoprics and chef-lieux to be connected with the great highroads of railway.

    The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards
British Dictionary definitions for Mende

Lozère

/French lɔzɛr/
noun
1.
a department of S central France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Mende. Pop: 74 234 (2003 est). Area: 5180 sq km (2020 sq miles)
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