Caen

[kahn; French kahn]

Calvados

[kal-vuh-dohs, -dos, kal-vuh-dohs, -dos; for 1 also French kal-va-daws]
noun
  1. a department in NW France. 2198 sq. mi. (5693 sq. km). Capital: Caen.
  2. (sometimes lowercase) a dry apple brandy made from apple cider in Normandy.
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Caen

noun
  1. an industrial city in NW France. Pop: 113 987 (1999)

Calvados

noun
  1. a department of N France in the Basse-Normandie region. Capital: Caen. Pop: 659 893 (2003 est). Area: 5693 sq km (2198 sq miles)
  2. an apple brandy distilled from cider in this region
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