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Savoie

[sa-vwa] /saˈvwa/
noun
1.
a department in E France. 2389 sq. mi. (6185 sq. km).
Capital: Chambéry.
2.
French name of Savoy.
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  • From the summit of this great height (546 metres) one may see, on a clear day, Corsica and the Alps of Savoie.

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  • The Kings of Savoie had chosen well in choosing to sleep their last sleep at Hautecombe.

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  • The endless slumber of these royal men and women of Savoie seemed magical, mysterious.

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  • We were running towards the boundary of Savoie, into Dauphiné, a country which I had never seen.

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  • In crossing from Savoie into Dauphiné one seemed to hear the allegro movement after listening to the andante.

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  • Dauphin and Savoie are to-day comparatively unknown by parlour-car travellers.

  • It is not of great length compared to some of the mountain roads of Dauphin and Savoie.

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  • The Savoie project had failed under painful conditions, which gave subject of thought to the courtiers.

British Dictionary definitions for Savoie

Savoie

/French savwa/
noun
1.
a department of E France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Chambéry. Pop: 386 246 (2003 est). Area: 6188 sq km (2413 sq miles)
2.
the French name for Savoy1
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