[ mawnduh-mar-sahn ]
/ mɔ̃də marˈsɑ̃ /


a city in and the capital of Landes in SW France.

Definition for mont-de-marsan (2 of 2)


[ lahnd ]
/ lɑ̃d /


a department in SW France. 3615 sq. mi. (9365 sq. km). Capital: Mont-de-Marsan. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for mont-de-marsan

  • 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


/ (French lɑ̃d) /


a department of SW France, in Aquitaine region. Capital: Mont-de-Marsan. Pop: 341 254 (2003 est). Area: 9364 sq km (3652 sq miles)
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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