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Chambéry

[shahn-bey-ree]
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noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Savoie, in SE France.
  2. a dry vermouth from this city.
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Savoie

[sa-vwa]
noun
  1. a department in E France. 2389 sq. mi. (6185 sq. km). Capital: Chambéry.
  2. French name of Savoy.
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Examples from the Web for chambery

Historical Examples

  • But their courage did not keep them long at it in gauze de Chambery and India mull.

    Missy

    Miriam Coles Harris

  • He travelled to Chambery by the two o'clock train yesterday.

    At the Villa Rose

    A. E. W. Mason

  • You drove the car on Tuesday morning before you went to Chambery?

    At the Villa Rose

    A. E. W. Mason

  • Wethermill went to Chambery that afternoon when we went to Geneva.

    At the Villa Rose

    A. E. W. Mason

  • We get the first Alpine adventure just before reaching Chambery.

    Italian Alps

    Douglas William Freshfield


British Dictionary definitions for chambery

Chambéry

noun
  1. a city in SE France, in the Alps: skiing centre; former capital of the duchy of Savoy. Pop: 55 786 (1999)
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Savoie

noun
  1. a department of E France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Chambéry. Pop: 386 246 (2003 est). Area: 6188 sq km (2413 sq miles)
  2. the French name for Savoy 1
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