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  1. a town in and the capital of Aveyron, in S France.


  1. a department in S France. 3387 sq. mi. (8770 sq. km). Capital: Rodez.
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Examples from the Web for rodez

Historical Examples

  • The old capital of Rouergne, and later of the Comt of Rodez, is one.

    The Roof of France

    Matilda Betham-Edwards

  • How did we, the little Rodez schoolboys, learn the secret of the Turkey's slumber?

  • The Romanesque cathedral at Rodez was supplanted by the present one in 1277.

    How France Built Her Cathedrals

    Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly

  • I come to the time when I was ten years old and at Rodez College.

    Insect Adventures

    J. Henri Fabre

  • Great was my delight at Rodez to find a bright, cheerful, spick and span hotel, newly opened since last year.

    The Roof of France

    Matilda Betham-Edwards

British Dictionary definitions for rodez


  1. a department of S France in Midi-Pyrénées region. Capital: Rodez. Pop: 266 940 (2003 est). Area: 8771 sq km (3421 sq miles)
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