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moulin

[moo-lan] /muˈlɛ̃/
noun
1.
a nearly vertical shaft or cavity worn in a glacier by surface water falling through a crack in the ice.
Origin of moulin
1855-1860
1855-60; < French < Late Latin molīnum mill1

Allier

[a-lyey] /aˈlyeɪ/
noun
1.
a river flowing N from S France to the Loire. About 250 miles (400 km) long.
2.
a department in central France. 2850 sq. mi. (7380 sq. km).
Capital: Moulins.
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Moulins

/French mulɛ̃/
noun
1.
a market town in central France, on the Allier River. Pop: 21 892 (1999)

Allier

/French alje/
noun
1.
a department of central France, in Auvergne region. Capital: Moulins. Pop: 342 307 (2003 est). Area: 7382 sq km (2879 sq miles)
2.
a river in S central France, rising in the Cévennes and flowing north to the Loire. Length: over 403 km (250 miles)

moulin

/ˈmuːlɪn/
noun
1.
a vertical shaft in a glacier, maintained by a constant descending stream of water and debris
Word Origin
C19: from French: a mill

Moulin

/French mulɛ̃/
noun
1.
Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1899–1943, French lawyer and Resistance hero; Chairman of the National Council of the Resistance (1943): tortured to death by the Nazis
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