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Béziers

[bey-zyey]
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noun
  1. a city in S France, SW of Montpellier.
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Historical Examples

  • The three captains of the Beziers legions and other officers surrounded me.

    The Casque's Lark

    Eugne Sue

  • Thence it is four parasangs to the city of Beziers, where there is a congregation of learned men.

  • A parasang is about 3-2/5 English miles, and the distance from Narbonne to Beziers is correctly given.

  • She could not, unfortunately, enter Beziers, and it was there that the arrangements were concluded.

  • Beziers is a town which looks pleasant even at the worst time of the year.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt


British Dictionary definitions for beziers

Béziers

noun
  1. a city in S France: scene of a massacre (1209) during the Albigensian Crusade. It is a centre of the wine trade. Pop: 69 153 (1999)
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