Aveyron

[a-vey-rawn]
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Historical Examples of aveyron

  • By sundown we had reached the chef-lieu of the Aveyron; we were in the South indeed!

    The Roof of France

    Matilda Betham-Edwards

  • And the trial of that astonishing abbé Boudes going on before the Assizes of Aveyron!

    L-bas

    J. K. Huysmans

  • From the banks of the Hrault to those of the Lot and the Aveyron, all show the same development of continuous strata.

    The Roof of France

    Matilda Betham-Edwards

  • The landscape now changes altogether, and we are reminded that we have quitted the Lozre for the Aveyron.

    The Roof of France

    Matilda Betham-Edwards

  • I repeat with her the method of manipulation which I employed so successfully on the banks of the Aveyron.


British Dictionary definitions for aveyron

Aveyron

noun
  1. a department of S France in Midi-Pyrénées region. Capital: Rodez. Pop: 266 940 (2003 est). Area: 8771 sq km (3421 sq miles)
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