Clermont-Ferrand

[ kler-mawn-fe-rahn ]

noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Puy-de-Dôme, in central France.

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How to use Clermont-Ferrand in a sentence

  • Soon afterwards, therefore, behold me on my way to Clermont-Ferrand, of which manufacturing town Royat is a suburb.

    The Mountebank | William J. Locke
  • Now and then Elodie insisted on breaking the routine and acting as hostess at a restaurant in Clermont-Ferrand.

    The Mountebank | William J. Locke
  • Then we lapsed into silence and watched the place gradually fill with the populace of Clermont-Ferrand.

    The Mountebank | William J. Locke
  • My engagements take up the rest of the day, and tomorrow I leave Clermont-Ferrand.

    The Mountebank | William J. Locke
  • We had a whole, long evening's talk, which did not end until I left her in the train at Clermont-Ferrand.

    The Mountebank | William J. Locke

British Dictionary definitions for Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

/ (French klɛrmɔ̃fɛrɑ̃) /


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

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