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Grenoble

[gruh-noh-buh l; French gruh-naw-bluh] /grəˈnoʊ bəl; French grəˈnɔ blə/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Isère, in SE France.

Isère

[ee-zair] /iˈzɛər/
noun
1.
a river in SE France, flowing from the Alps to the Rhone River. 150 miles (240 km) long.
2.
a department in SE France. 3180 sq. mi. (8235 sq. km).
Capital: Grenoble.
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Grenoble

/ɡrəˈnəʊbəl; French ɡrənɔblə/
noun
1.
a city in SE France, on the Isère River: university (1339). Pop: 153 317 (1999)

Isère

/French izɛr/
noun
1.
a department of SE France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Grenoble. Pop: 1 128 755 (2003 est). Area: 7904 sq km (3083 sq miles)
2.
a river in SE France, rising in the Graian Alps and flowing west and southwest to join the River Rhône near Valence. Length: 290 km (180 miles)
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