Amiens

[am-ee-uh nz; French a-myan]

Somme

[sawm]
noun
  1. a river in N France, flowing NW to the English Channel: battles, World War I, 1916, 1918; World War II, 1944. 150 miles (241 km) long.
  2. a department in N France. 2424 sq. mi. (6280 sq. km). Capital: Amiens.
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  • With 24 percent unemployment in north Amiens, it's not surprising things get tense.

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    French Rage Explodes in Riots

    Christopher Dickey

    August 14, 2012

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British Dictionary definitions for amiens

Amiens

noun
  1. a city in N France: its Gothic cathedral is the largest church in France. Pop: 135 501 (1999)

Somme

noun
  1. a department of N France, in Picardy region. Capital: Amiens. Pop: 557 061 (2003 est). Area: 6277 sq km (2448 sq miles)
  2. a river in N France, rising in Aisne department and flowing west to Amiens, then northwest to the English Channel: scene of heavy fighting in World War I. Length: 245 km (152 miles)
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