- a department in NW France. 2411 sq. mi. (6245 sq. km). Capital: Le Mans.
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The departments of Sarthe and Ain are celebrated for the pullets there raised.Reptiles and Birds
The shores of the Sarthe are bordered with beautiful trees, well grouped.An Old Maid
Honore de Balzac
Alençon lay on the Norman side of the Sarthe; but it was disloyal to Normandy.William the Conqueror
Edward Augustus Freeman
He could not brook the blow and drowned himself in the Sarthe.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z
Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
The decision, as we have said, was fought out on the Loire and the Sarthe.
- a department of NW France, in Pays de la Loire region. Capital: Le Mans. Pop: 536 857 (2003 est). Area: 6245 sq km (2436 sq miles)