Manche

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Manche

(French mɑ̃ʃ)
n
1. (Placename) a department of NW France, in Basse-Normandie region. Capital: St-Lô. Pop: 484 967 (2003 est). Area: 6412 sq km (2501 sq miles)
2. (Placename) La Manche the French name for the English Channel