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Montauban

[mawn-toh-bahn]
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noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Tarn-et-Garonne, in S France, N of Toulouse.
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Tarn-et-Garonne

[tar-ney-ga-rawn]
noun
  1. a department in S France. 1440 sq. mi. (3730 sq. km). Capital: Montauban.
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Historical Examples

  • From Barcelona you can get direct to Nîmes, and on to Montauban.

    The Stretton Street Affair

    William Le Queux

  • And you suspect this Charles Rabel at Montauban to be the fugitive—eh?

  • His daughters were still at Montauban—the eldest in a convent.

  • The conference was held at a league's distance from Montauban.

  • It was exhibited at the Salon in 1806, and is now at Montauban.

    Ingres

    A. J. Finberg


British Dictionary definitions for montauban

Montauban

noun
  1. a city in SW France: a stronghold in the 16th and 17th centuries, taken by Richelieu in 1629. Pop: 51 855 (1999)
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Tarn-et-Garonne

noun
  1. a department of SW France, in Midi-Pyrénées region. Capital: Montauban. Pop: 214 488 (2003 est). Area: 3731 sq km (1455 sq miles)
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