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Creuse

[krœz]
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noun
  1. a department in central France. 2165 sq. mi. (5605 sq. km). Capital: Guéret.
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Examples from the Web for creuse

Historical Examples

  • There are no more than thirty of the cavalry in Creuse, and as many in Corrze.

    The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)

    Hippolyte A. Taine

  • The boys tenderly sodded its mound and placed a wreath of holly, plucked from the hills of Creuse, where he last trained.

    The Delta of the Triple Elevens

    William Elmer Bachman

  • Another Sister, recently come from the creuse, from which she had been driven by the laws, did not conceal her fears.

    The Exploits of Juve

    Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain

  • Aubusson, a French town on the Creuse, manufactures carpets and tapestry.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

  • My health once established, I shall go to my mountains of Creuse and then come to you.

    The Cross of Berny

    Emile de Girardin


British Dictionary definitions for creuse

Creuse

noun
  1. a department of central France, in Limousin region. Capital: Guéret. Pop: 122 713 (2003 est). Area: 5606 sq km (2186 sq miles)
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