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 (klĕr-mōN′fə-räN′, -fĕ-)
A city of central France west of Lyon. Clermont was founded in Roman times and merged with Montferrand, a 12th-century town, in 1731.


(French klɛrmɔ̃fɛrɑ̃)
(Placename) a city in S central France: capital of Puy-de-Dôme department; industrial centre. Pop: 140 957 (2011)


(klɛr mɔ̃ fɛˈrɑ̃)

a city in central France. 161,203.
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This problem made us lose a lot of time and it's tiring, because some players have been fighting for this for six months,' said ASM Montferrand star Longo.
Stephen jones has revealed any fears about his move to French giants Montferrand have been allayed.
Then fellow replacement Andy Dunne converted nervelessly and there wasn't even time for the crying Montferrand players to restart.
Montferrand claimed tries from Olivier Azam and scrum-half Pierre Mignoni.
JASON Leonard last night paid tribute to Harlequins' spirit and resilience after they conjured up an unlikely Parker Pen Challenge Cup final victory over Montferrand at the Madejski Stadium.
Harlequins and Montferrand meet in the Parker Pen Cup final, and although the French side are strong favourites, they have struggled in their league campaign and have also lost three times in England en route to the final.
The 35-year-old prop, holder of a world record 114 Test caps, will be on the bench when Quins target victory over French challengers Montferrand and an automatic Heineken Cup place next season.
Bath coach John Connolly has called for the introduction of independent citing commissioners at all European matches following Saturday's fractious showdown with French visitors Montferrand.
ENGLAND'S most capped full-back Matt Perry is primed to make his Bath comeback in today's Parker Pen Challenge Cup semi-final clash with Montferrand - just five weeks after undergoing pioneering back surgery.
However, all was quickly forgiven as Jon Dunbar took the Montferrand drop-out at full pace.
GLASGOW were bounced out of Europe by the Michelin men of Montferrand yesterday as the wheels came off the Scots side's cup bandwagon.
The Warriors go head-to-head against the French tough guys of Montferrand with a place in the Heineken Cup quarter-finals up for grabs.