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Cantal

[ kahn-tal ]

noun

  1. a department in S central France. 2,231 sq. mi. (5,780 sq. km). : Aurillac.


Cantal

/ kɑ̃tal /

noun

  1. a department of S central France, in the Auvergne region. Capital: Aurillac. Pop: 148 359 (2003 est). Area: 5779 sq km (2254 sq miles)
  2. a hard strong cheese made in this area


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Cantal possesses three of them, Hérault five, Burgundy two—no more, while Dauphiné reckons for itself alone up to fifteen marvels.

I left the horrible yard as quickly as possible and hurried off to the Hotel du Cantal.

I soon reached the Hotel du Cantal which was only a hotel in name, being nothing better than a miserable lodging house.

Her magnificent picture, "Cantal Oxen," took the gold medal, and was purchased by England.

He lived in the little town of B——-, where a regiment of the chasseurs of Cantal were garrisoned.

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