a city in and the capital of Haute-Marne, in NE France.

Also called Chau·mont-en-Bas·si·gny [shoh-mawn-ahn-ba-see-nyee] /ʃoʊˈmɔ̃ ɑ̃ ba siˈnyi/.




a department in E France. 2416 sq. mi. (6255 sq. km). Capital: Chaumont. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of chaumont

  • Have you seen Chaumont, which she so unwillingly received in exchange?

    In Chteau Land

    Anne Hollingsworth Wharton

  • On Chaumont's release in 1764, he waited upon his deliverer to thank him.

  • Chaumont is feudal, if you please; but the modern spirit is in possession.

  • The day was sad, and in the evening the supper was silent at the chateau of Chaumont.

    Cinq Mars, Complete

    Alfred de Vigny

  • They were married on Thursday, the 30th of July, at Chaumont.

    The Woman of Mystery

    Maurice Leblanc

British Dictionary definitions for chaumont



a department of NE France, in Champagne-Ardenne region. Capital: Chaumont. Pop: 190 983 (2003 est). Area: 6257 sq km (2440 sq miles)
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