- a department in S France. 2458 sq. mi. (6365 sq. km). Capital: Toulouse.
Examples from the Web for haute-garonne
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 Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)
Hippolyte A. Taine
The cave of Gourdan (Haute-Garonne) contained the largest collection of implements of bone and horn ever discovered.A Manual of the Antiquity of Man
J. P. MacLean
Haute-Garonne has deposits of zinc and lead, and salt-workings; there is an ancient and active marble-working industry at St Bat.
- a department of SW France, in Midi-Pyrénées region. Capital: Toulouse. Pop: 1 102 919 (2003 est). Area: 6367 sq km (2483 sq miles)