Charente-Maritime

[ sha-rahnt-ma-ree-teem ]
/ ʃa rɑ̃t ma riˈtim /

noun

a department in W France. 2,792 sq. mi. (7,230 sq. km). Capital: La Rochelle.

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British Dictionary definitions for Charente-Maritime

Charente-Maritime
/ (French ʃarɑ̃tmaritim) /

noun

a department of W France, in Poitou-Charentes region. Capital: La Rochelle. Pop: 576 855 (2003 est). Area: 7232 sq km (2820 sq miles)
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