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Savoie

[sa-vwa]
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noun
  1. a department in E France. 2389 sq. mi. (6185 sq. km). Capital: Chambéry.
  2. French name of Savoy.
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  • Thence he went to England, whence he directed the expedition in Savoie.

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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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    Francis Miltoun

  • 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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    Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson


British Dictionary definitions for savoie

Savoie

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 Savoy 1
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