Amiens

[ am-ee-uh nz; French a-myan ]
/ ˈæm i ənz; French aˈmyɛ̃ /
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noun

a city in and the capital of Somme, in N France: cathedral; battles 1914, 1918, 1944.

Definition for amiens (2 of 2)

Somme

[ sawm ]
/ sɔm /

noun

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.
a department in N France. 2424 sq. mi. (6280 sq. km). Capital: Amiens.
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British Dictionary definitions for amiens (1 of 2)

Amiens

/ (ˈæmɪənz, French amjɛ̃) /

noun

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

British Dictionary definitions for amiens (2 of 2)

Somme

/ (French sɔm) /

noun

a department of N France, in Picardy region. Capital: Amiens. Pop: 557 061 (2003 est). Area: 6277 sq km (2448 sq miles)
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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