- a city in and the capital of Seine-et-Marne, in N France.
[seyn-ey-mahrn; French sen-ey-marn]
- a department in N France. 2290 sq. mi. (5930 sq. km). Capital: Melun.
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Examples from the Web for melun
The town of Melun was defended with most determined obstinacy.Henry of Monmouth, Volume 2
J. Endell Tyler
Later in the day Joffre came to Melun, and I had a long conference with him.1914
John French, Viscount of Ypres
His majesty was entering Melun with his long train of carriages and cavaliers.The Man in the Iron Mask
Alexandre Dumas, Pere
It was a lark in some town of the provinces—Meaux or Melun; what difference did it make?On the Stairs
Henry B. Fuller
A telegram calls me suddenly to Melun—I must go on the instant.Monsieur de Camors, Complete
- a department of N central France, in Île-de-France region. Capital: Melun. Pop: 1 232 467 (2003 est). Area: 5931 sq km (2313 sq miles)
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