Charente

[ sha-rahnt ]
/ ʃaˈrɑ̃t /

noun

a department in W France. 2,306 sq. mi. (5,975 sq. km). Capital: Angoulême.

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Charente
/ (French ʃarɑ̃t) /

noun

a department of W central France, in Poitou-Charentes region. Capital: Angoulême. Pop: 341 275 (2003 est). Area: 5972 sq km (2329 sq miles)
a river in W France, rising in the Massif Central and flowing west to the Bay of Biscay. Length: 362 km (225 miles)
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