- a city in and the capital of Haute-Loire, in central France: cathedral.
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Examples from the Web for puy
The only height she remembered was the Puy de Dome, rounded off at the summit like a hump.His Masterpiece
Adhemar, bishop of Puy, was the first to receive it from the pope's hands.Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15)
Ven I go to sleep, puy one pail of pranty for ze Soldaten, ant zey will sleep.Boyhood
I sold lots of Auvergnats last year, after the battle of Puy.The Brass Bell
Among these victims was the good and beloved Adhemar, Bishop of Puy.With Spurs of Gold
Frances Nimmo Greene
Word Origin and History for puy
"conical volcanic hill," especially those in Auvergne, 1858, from French puy, from Latin podium "a height, balcony," literally "support" (see podium).
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