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  1. a department in S France. 2458 sq. mi. (6365 sq. km). Capital: Toulouse.
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Historical Examples of haute-garonne

  • The Garumni, in the south of the department of the Haute-Garonne.

    History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2

    Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.

  • In like manner, in Haute-Garonne,3367 it is also "against non-jurors and their followers" that the insurrection has begun.

  • The cave of Gourdan (Haute-Garonne) contained the largest collection of implements of bone and horn ever discovered.

  • Haute-Garonne has deposits of zinc and lead, and salt-workings; there is an ancient and active marble-working industry at St Bat.

British Dictionary definitions for haute-garonne


  1. a department of SW France, in Midi-Pyrénées region. Capital: Toulouse. Pop: 1 102 919 (2003 est). Area: 6367 sq km (2483 sq miles)
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