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Nevers

[nuh-ver] /nəˈvɛr/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Nièvre, in central France, on the Loire River: Romanesque church.

Nièvre

[nye-vruh] /ˈnyɛ vrə/
noun
1.
a department in central France. 2659 sq. mi. (6885 sq. km).
Capital: Nevers.

Nivernais

[nee-ver-ne] /ni vɛrˈnɛ/
noun
1.
a former province in central France.
Capital: Nevers.
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  • Now came the narrative of Bernadette's sojourn at Nevers, and then her death there.

  • If you had told me before, we would have gone on to Nevers and slept there.

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  • Travelling south through Nevers, we should excite no suspicion.

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  • The notes which went to the "Nevers" were particularly troublesome.

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  • These also were placed in Nevers's care, and he began to drill them in the facings.

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  • "Squad, forward—march," said Nevers, as he explained how the command was to be executed.

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  • In the grove they found Nevers, whom Richard was very anxious to meet.

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  • "I am glad to meet you, Nevers," said he, with easy self-possession.

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  • I am willing to be put under bonds to appeal at the time named, Nevers.

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British Dictionary definitions for Nevers

Nevers

/French nəvɛr/
noun
1.
a city in central France: capital of the former duchy of Nivernais; engineering industry. Pop: 40 932 (1999)

Nièvre

/French njɛvrə/
noun
1.
a department of central France, in Burgundy region. Capital: Nevers. Pop: 222 298 (2003 est). Area: 6888 sq km (2686 sq miles)

Nivernais

/French nivɛrnɛ/
noun
1.
a former province of central France, around Nevers
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