Auvergne(redirected from Auvergne (disambiguation))
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A historical region and former province of central France traversed north to south by the Auvergne Mountains, a chain of extinct volcanoes. Auvergne became part of the French royal domain in 1615.
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Auvergne(əʊˈvɛən; əʊˈvɜːn; French ovɛrɲ)
(Placename) a region of S central France: largely mountainous, rising over 1800 m (6000 ft)
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1. a historic region in S central France.
2. a metropolitan region in S central France. 1,334,400; 10,044 sq. mi. (26,013 sq. km). Cap.: Clermont-Ferrand.
3. a mountain range in S central France. Highest peak, 6188 ft. (1886 m).
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Auvergne[əʊˈvɛən] N → Auvernia f
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