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The name of these wells is taken from Artois, a province in the Departement du pays de Calais, where their use was revived.
The greater part of the paintings have been collected in the departement.
It is the chief place of the fourteenth military division; the principal town of the departement of the Seine-Inferieure.
This asylum contains at this time, 390 boarders and 150 poors at the charge of the departement.
Well a representative of this Departement of State called upon me two days running, when I was out.An Irishman's Difficulties with the Dutch Language
- (in France) a major subdivision or branch of the administration of the government
C18: from départir to divide; see depart
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