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Perpignan

[per-pee-nyahn] /pɛr piˈnyɑ̃/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Pyrénées-Orientales, in the S extremity of France.

Pyrénées-Orientales

[pee-rey-ney-zaw-ree-ahn-tal] /pi reɪˈneɪ zɔ ri ɑ̃ˈtal/
noun
1.
a department in S France. 1600 sq. mi. (4145 sq. km).
Capital: Perpignan.
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  • The next day I arrived at the posting-inn at Perpignan in time for dinner.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • I must see Perpignan and discover how much has been told him, and how much he has guessed.

    Caught In The Net Emile Gaboriau
  • This Perpignan was well known—some people said too well known—in Paris.

    Caught In The Net Emile Gaboriau
  • Perpignan thought it best to take no notice of this observation.

    Caught In The Net Emile Gaboriau
  • The expression in Perpignan's face changed from astonishment to fear.

    Caught In The Net Emile Gaboriau
  • "An enigma that it is impossible to solve," returned Perpignan.

    Caught In The Net Emile Gaboriau
  • Perpignan hardly knew whether Tantaine was praising or blaming him.

    Caught In The Net Emile Gaboriau
  • No, Perpignan is only a fool; but he will do what I tell him.

    Caught In The Net Emile Gaboriau
British Dictionary definitions for Perpignan

Perpignan

/French pɛrpiɲɑ̃/
noun
1.
a town in S France: historic capital of Roussillon. Pop: 105 115 (1999)

Pyrénées-Orientales

/French pirenezɔrjɑ̃tal/
noun
1.
a department of S France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Perpignan. Pop: 411 447 (2003 est). Area: 4144 sq km (1616 sq miles)
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