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Yonne

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noun
  1. a department in central France. 2881 sq. mi. (7460 sq. km). Capital: Auxerre.
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Examples from the Web for yonne

Historical Examples

  • They will no longer be in a state of dependence on the charcoal dealers of the Yonne.

    Sophisms of the Protectionists

    Frederic Bastiat

  • What we say of the Loiret and the Yonne might be said of all the departments.

  • Its pretty spire crowns the Isle d'Yonne, or island of the Yonne.

    East of Paris

    Matilda Betham-Edwards

  • Immediately below Chteau-Chinon opens a fair valley, threaded by the river Yonne.

    The Roof of France

    Matilda Betham-Edwards

  • Noyers and Tanlay are ten or twelve miles from each other, in the modern department of the Yonne.


British Dictionary definitions for yonne

Yonne

noun
  1. a department of N central France, in Burgundy region. Capital: Auxerre. Pop: 335 917 (2003 est). Area: 7461 sq km (2910 sq miles)
  2. a river in N France, flowing generally northwest to the Seine at Montereau. Length: 290 km (180 miles)
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