a department in S central France. 2231 sq. mi. (5780 sq. km). Capital: Aurillac.
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Historical Examples of cantal
Much larger farms, he told me, were to be found in the Cantal.
We don't grow anything like corn enough for ourselves in the Cantal,' he said.
Mtayage, or the system of half-profits, is rarely found in the Cantal.
In some of the depths of Brittany, the heart of the Cantal, or the wastes of Lozre, this may be true.
Cantal is situated in the middle of the central plateau of France.
British Dictionary definitions for cantal
a department of S central France, in the Auvergne region. Capital: Aurillac. Pop: 148 359 (2003 est). Area: 5779 sq km (2254 sq miles)
a hard strong cheese made in this area
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