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  1. a city in and the capital of Puy-de-Dôme, in central France.
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  1. a mountain in central France. 4805 feet (1465 meters).
  2. a department in central France. 3095 sq. mi. (8015 sq. km). Capital: Clermont-Ferrand.
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Examples from the Web for clermont-ferrand

Historical Examples

  • Its the man who was at the inn at Clermont-Ferrand, and who offered to be our guide.

    The White House (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XII)

    Charles Paul de Kock

  • To motorists Clermont-Ferrand is about the most important city in France.

    The Car That Went Abroad

    Albert Bigelow Paine

  • Dane can take you in the car to Clermont-Ferrand this afternoon.

    The Motor Maid

    Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson

  • I told her, waving a hand in the direction of Clermont-Ferrand.

    The Mountebank

    William J. Locke

  • Alfred had much difficulty in making him understand that it would be much better to use post-horses as far as Clermont-Ferrand.

British Dictionary definitions for clermont-ferrand


  1. a city in S central France: capital of Puy-de-Dôme department; industrial centre. Pop: 137 140 (1999)
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