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 (kär′kə-sôn′, -sōn′, -kä-)
A city of southern France southeast of Toulouse. Its medieval stronghold is a major tourist attraction.


(French karkasɔn)
(Placename) a city in SW France: extensive remains of medieval fortifications. Pop: 48 212 (2006)


(kar kaˈsɔn)

a city in S France: medieval fortifications. 44,623.
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having been seen in Carcassonne by the Abbe Belloc, who exorcised it
Day Four: Full-day included excursion to Carcassonne and Rennes-le- Chteau.
But as I leaf through the 'Golden Book' of the Hotel de la Cite in Carcassonne these are some of the names I find among the signatures of former guests.
FORMER Ireland A and Connacht prop Peter Bracken will resurrect his career in France after signing a oneyear deal with newly promoted Carcassonne.
Developed and published by Sierra Online, Carcassonne is set in a medieval countryside where players amass points by strategically placing tiles and claiming land, completing towns, roads and farms.
Lying at the foot of the Montagne Noire in the Aude region of France stood the walled town of Carcassonne, the largest fortified medieval city in Europe.
The samples from this "check hole" were shipped to the SGS lab in Carcassonne, France, the same testing firm that tested the samples from Hole No.
Intervention for the treatment and management of sludge produced by wastewater treatment plants - all common direct labor Carcassonne Agglo.
Jeremy has been putting in good performances for two years in the French League for Carcassonne.
September 19, eight days from pounds 659 The ramparts of Carcassonne, the mystery of Rennes-le-Chateau, the surrealism of Dali's Theatre Museum, combined with a visit to modernist Barcelona, and stays in unspoilt locations on the Catalan coast make up this holiday to one of the most scenic parts of the Mediterranean.
Return direct flights from Liverpool & Manchester - 7 nights HB accommodation (4 in France & 3 in Spain) - Excursion to Carcassonne and Rennes-le-Chateau - Free time in Figueras and Barcelona - Services of a tour representative - The chance to see Perpignan, the artists resort of Collioure and Pyrenean Vallespir Valley For further information and a FREE brochure Call: 0151 227 5987 Visit: www.
The bargain airline will stop operations on its Shannon to Carcassonne route from this Saturday while its service to Girona faces the chop from Sunday.