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Cévennes

[sey-ven]
noun (used with a plural verb)
  1. a mountain range in S France. Highest peak, Mt. Mézenc, 5753 feet (1754 meters).
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Examples from the Web for cevennes

Historical Examples

  • When Brousson first went into the Cevennes, he did not undertake to preach to the people.

    The Huguenots in France

    Samuel Smiles.

  • The hunted pastors of the Cevennes were falling off one by one.

  • Seguier has been characterised as "the Danton of the Cevennes."

  • After this event persecution was redoubled throughout (p. 093) the Cevennes.

  • It spread from Dauphiny to Viverais, and from thence into the Cevennes.


British Dictionary definitions for cevennes

Cévennes

noun
  1. a mountain range in S central France, on the SE edge of the Massif Central. Highest peak: 1754 m (5755 ft)
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