Amiens

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Am·i·ens

 (ăm′ē-ənz, ä-myăN′)
A city of northern France on the Somme River north of Paris. Settled in pre-Roman times, it has been a textile center since the Middle Ages. The city's Gothic cathedral is the largest church in France.

Amiens

(ˈæmɪənz; French amjɛ̃)
n
(Placename) a city in N France: its Gothic cathedral is the largest church in France. Pop: 139 271 (2006)

Am•i•ens

(aˈmyɛ̃)

n.
a city in N France, on the Somme. 135,992.
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Le quartier Saint-Leu designe le faubourg forme des le Moyen Age classique qui marque l'extension d'Amiens sur les marais de la Somme alors que la ville intra-muros, issue de l'an-tique Samarobriva, etait retranchee jusque-la sur les premieres terrasses alluviales.