Basse-Normandie


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Basse-Normandie

(French bɑsnɔrmɑ̃di)
n
(Placename) a region of NW France, on the English Channel: consists of the Cherbourg peninsula in the west rising to the Normandy hills in the east; mainly agricultural
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Basse-Nor•man•die

(bɑs nɔr mɑ̃ˈdi)
n.
a metropolitan region in NW France, including the historic region of Normandy. 1,391,000; 6,791 sq. mi. (17,589 sq. km).
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Noun1.Basse-Normandie - a division of Normandy
Normandie, Normandy - a former province of northwestern France on the English channel; divided into Haute-Normandie and Basse-Normandie
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A la Basse-Normandie et la Haute-Normandie dans leur ensemble, les Cotes-d'Armor, l'Oise et la Somme concernes par l'alerte emise en milieu d'apres-midi dimanche, sont venus s'ajouter dans la nuit de dimanche a lundi le Nord et le Pas-de-Calais.