Charente

[sha-rahnt]
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Contemporary Examples of charente

  • In 2002, Michelle Elzay began photographing the Benedictine nuns of the Saint Marie Du Maumont convent, in the Charente in France.

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    Blake Gopnik

    August 14, 2013

  • Many of these same grapes noted above are also tapped for producing Cognac in the Charente.

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    February 26, 2011

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British Dictionary definitions for charente

Charente

noun
  1. a department of W central France, in Poitou-Charentes region. Capital: Angoulême. Pop: 341 275 (2003 est). Area: 5972 sq km (2329 sq miles)
  2. 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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