[ boosh-dy-rohn ]
/ buʃ düˈroʊn /
a department in SE France. 2,026 sq. mi. (5,245 sq. km). Capital: Marseilles.
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Example sentences from the Web for Bouches-du-Rhône
In the department of the Bouches-du-Rhone, one half of the kermes crop is dried.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
British Dictionary definitions for Bouches-du-Rhône
/ (French buʃdyron) /
a department of S central France, in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Capital: Marseille. Pop: 1 883 645 (2003 est). Area: 5284 sq km (2047 sq miles)
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