- a city in and the capital of Aude, in S France: medieval fortifications.
- a department in S France. 2449 sq. mi. (6345 sq. km). Capital: Carcassonne.
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I spent my last franc on the journey from Carcassonne to Aigues-Mortes.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol
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HeCarcassonne was not the only acquaintance I made at Carcassonne.A Little Tour in France
Sometimes I think they are the wisest who never go to Carcassonne.The Cruise of the Snark
The traffic in these wines is concentrated at Carcassonne and Narbonne.Castles and Chateaux of Old Navarre and the Basque Provinces
If you write to me promptly, address your letter to Carcassonne.Letters to an Unknown
- a city in SW France: extensive remains of medieval fortifications. Pop: 43 950 (1999)
- a department of S France on the Gulf of Lions, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Carcassonne. Pop: 321 734 (2003 est). Area: 6342 sq km (2473 sq miles)
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