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Tarbes

[tarb]
noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Hautes-Pyrénées, in SW France.
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Hautes-Pyrénées

[oht-pee-rey-ney]
noun
  1. a department in SW France. 1751 sq. mi. (4535 sq. km). Capital: Tarbes.
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Examples from the Web for tarbes

Historical Examples

  • This nearly led to her removal and confinement in a hospital at Tarbes.

    The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete

    Emile Zola

  • Having lived at Tarbes he was already acquainted with Gerard.

  • These questions were not very new, even at the time of Tarbes's mission.

    Henry VIII.

    A. F. Pollard

  • Henry, however, does not say that Tarbes first suggested the doubts, nor does Wolsey.

    Henry VIII.

    A. F. Pollard

  • Bertrand Barre was born in the year 1755, at Tarbes in Gascony.


British Dictionary definitions for tarbes

Tarbes

noun
  1. a town in SW France: noted for the breeding of Anglo-Arab horses. Pop: 46 275 (1999)
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Hautes-Pyrénées

noun
  1. a department of SW France, in Midi-Pyrénées region. Capital: Tarbes. Pop: 224 053 (2003 est). Area: 4534 sq km (1768 sq miles)
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