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Mende

[men-dee]
noun, plural Men·des, (especially collectively) Men·de for 1.
  1. a member of a people living in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
  2. a Niger-Congo language of the Mande branch spoken by the Mende people.
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Lozère

[law-zer]
noun
  1. a department in S France. 2000 sq. mi. (5180 sq. km). Capital: Mende.
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Examples from the Web for mende

Historical Examples

  • The drive from Mende to the plateau of Sauveterre is a curious experience.

    The Roof of France

    Matilda Betham-Edwards

  • Get to St. nimie we can, we will, we must, without making the round by railway to Mende.'

    The Roof of France

    Matilda Betham-Edwards

  • It is probable that Richelieu, with the Bishop of Mende at his elbow, shared these sentiments.

    Henrietta Maria

    Henrietta Haynes

  • The Bishop of Mende was a very different person from the austere Oratorian.

    Henrietta Maria

    Henrietta Haynes

  • Buckingham hated all the French, but his chief enemy was the Bishop of Mende.

    Henrietta Maria

    Henrietta Haynes


British Dictionary definitions for mende

Lozère

noun
  1. a department of S central France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Mende. Pop: 74 234 (2003 est). Area: 5180 sq km (2020 sq miles)
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