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Nîmes

[neem]
noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Gard, in S France: Roman ruins.
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Gard

[gar]
noun
  1. a department in S France. 2271 sq. mi. (5882 sq. km). Capital: Nîmes.
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Historical Examples of nimes

  • In 1774, the two children of Roux, a Calvinist of Nimes, are carried off.

    The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6)

    Hippolyte A. Taine

  • He repaired formally to Nimes for an interview with the marshal.

  • Vamba marched in person against Navarre, and sent Paulo his general to Nimes.

    Patraas

    R. H. Busk

  • Answers were received from three towns—Pau, Sens, and Nimes.

    International Language

    Walter J. Clark

  • Nimes, Uzes, and Alais closed their gates; even Montauban hesitated a long while before declaring itself.


British Dictionary definitions for nimes

Gard

noun
  1. a department of S France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Nîmes. Pop: 648 522 (2003 est). Area: 5881 sq km (2294 sq miles)
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Nîmes

noun
  1. a city in S France: Roman remains including an amphitheatre and the Pont du Gard aqueduct. Pop: 133 424 (1999)
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