noun, plural dé·par·te·ments [dey-par-tuh-mahn] /deɪ par təˈmɑ̃/. French.
Examples from the Web for departement
The greater part of the paintings have been collected in the departement.Rouen, It's History and Monuments|Thodore Licquet
The name of these wells is taken from Artois, a province in the Departement du pays de Calais, where their use was revived.
The departement de la Somme has the reputation of being a little aristocratic.
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|N.A. Cuey-na-Gael
The departement de la Somme has the reputation of being a little ariſtocratic.