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Mont-de-Marsan

[mawnduh-mar-sahn]
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noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Landes in SW France.
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Landes

[lahnd]
noun
  1. a department in SW France. 3615 sq. mi. (9365 sq. km). Capital: Mont-de-Marsan.
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  • From Dax our route lies towards Mont-de-Marsan, and nearly the whole way is through the forest of pine.

    Winged Wheels in France

    Michael Myers Shoemaker

  • Mont-de-Marsan has little to relieve the monotony of its narrow village life.

    Europe from a Motor Car

    Russell Richardson


British Dictionary definitions for mont-de-marsan

Landes

noun
  1. a department of SW France, in Aquitaine region. Capital: Mont-de-Marsan. Pop: 341 254 (2003 est). Area: 9364 sq km (3652 sq miles)
  2. a region of SW France, on the Bay of Biscay: occupies most of the Landes department and parts of Gironde and Lot-et-Garonne; consists chiefly of the most extensive forest in France. Area: 14 000 sq km (5400 sq miles)
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