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Orne

[awrn] /ɔrn/
noun
1.
a department in NW France. 2372 sq. mi. (6145 sq. km).
Capital: Alençon.
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  • The water of the Orne is rather nauseous, but is not considered unwholesome.

  • "Let's save the noble act for someone who doesn't know you," said Orne.

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  • "Like looking for the traditional needle in the haystack," muttered Orne.

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  • "We have a sea breeze on Chargon that we treat the same way," said Orne.

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  • The Bullones left, and Orne crossed to the window, looked out at the pool.

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  • For a moment, Orne saw that Stetson's suspicions could have basis in fact.

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  • Her answer was lost as Orne entered the hall, closed the door.

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  • Orne felt himself liking her hand in his—liking the feel of it too much.

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  • He seemed powerless to take his attention from Orne's mouth.

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  • "That part of the plan was scheduled to come to a head with this election," said Orne.

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British Dictionary definitions for Orne

Orne

/French ɔrn/
noun
1.
a department of NW France, in Basse-Normandie. Capital: Alençon. Pop: 291 274 (2003 est). Area: 6144 sq km (2396 sq miles)
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