Haute-Vienne

[ oht-vyen ]
/ oʊtˈvyɛn /

noun

a department in central France. 2,145 sq. mi. (5,555 sq. km). Capital: Limoges.

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Example sentences from the Web for Haute-Vienne

  • Haute-Vienne, arrayed in flags and evergreens, awaited the coming of the president.

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British Dictionary definitions for Haute-Vienne

Haute-Vienne
/ (French otvjɛn) /

noun

a department of W central France, in Limousin region. Capital: Limoges. Pop: 353 788 (2003 est). Area: 5555 sq km (2166 sq miles)
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