Montpellier

[ mawn-pe-lyey ]
/ mɔ̃ pɛˈlyeɪ /

noun

a city in and the capital of Hérault, in S France, near the Mediterranean.

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Definition for montpellier (2 of 2)

Hérault
[ ey-roh ]
/ eɪˈroʊ /

noun

a department in S France. 2403 sq. mi. (6225 sq. km). Capital: Montpellier.
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British Dictionary definitions for montpellier (1 of 2)

Montpellier
/ (French mɔ̃pɛlje) /

noun

a city in S France, the chief town of Languedoc: its university was founded by Pope Nicholas IV in 1289; wine trade. Pop: 225 392 (1999)

British Dictionary definitions for montpellier (2 of 2)

Hérault
/ (French ero) /

noun

a department of S France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Montpellier. Pop: 945 901 (2003 est). Area: 6224 sq km (2427 sq miles)
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