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A mountain range of southern France west of the Rhone River. Its highest elevation is 1,754 m (5,755 ft).
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(French sevɛn)
(Placename) a mountain range in S central France, on the SE edge of the Massif Central. Highest peak: 1754 m (5755 ft)
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a mountain range in S France. Highest peak, 5753 ft. (1754 m).
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The large towns, the sparse hamlets, the wide landscape of the Cevennes, are for his books what the Rhineland is to those delightful authors, Messrs.
The actual scene, however, is cheerful enough on this early summer day--a symphony, as we said, in cherries and goldfinches, in which the higher valleys of the Cevennes abound.
The cannonade of the Isle of Re presaged to him the dragonnades of the Cevennes; the taking of La Rochelle was the preface to the revocation of the Edict of Nantes.
Nearby regions - all part of the verdant and mountainous Cevennes - also saw flooding.
Katalin Street, which won the Prix Cevennes for Best European Novel in 2007, depicts the lives of three families thrown together on Katalin Street in Budapest from the prewar period up to the tumultuous unrest of 1968.
Locations within the Edeis Airports network that are included in the agreement are Angouleme, Annecy Mont Blanc, Auxerre, Bourges, Chalon, Cherbourg, Dijon Bourgogne, Le Havre, Nimes Camargue Cevennes, Reims, Tarbes Lourdes Pyrenees, Toulouse Francazal, Tours Vale de Loire, Troyes, and Vannes Golfe du Morbihan.
It will become the standard text in any language on the Camisard War of 1702-1704, which opposed royal troops of "church and state" to the Protestant rebels of the Cevennes, in south central France, north of Montpellier and south of the Mont-Lozere.
Eleven members of Team LMT, re-branded after Monro's death, will now attempt a ride called Lucy's Cent Cols Challenge through Cevennes and Massif Central.
In southern France, the HyMeX radar network was specifically designed to collect high-quality observations of thunderstorms and precipitation systems developing over and in the vicinity of the Massif Central mountain chain to document the characteristics of the hydrometeors forming within the moist upstream flow impinging on the CEvennes area.
PGO, a France-based boutique automaker, has launched a retro-styled two-seater convertible named Cevennes.
Recemment affecte dans les Cevennes, le commandant Nathan Prieur espere un nouveau depart avec sa femme et ses deux filles.