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Montpellier

[mawn-pe-lyey] /mɔ̃ pɛˈlyeɪ/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Hérault, in S France, near the Mediterranean.

Hérault

[ey-roh] /eɪˈroʊ/
noun
1.
a department in S France. 2403 sq. mi. (6225 sq. km).
Capital: Montpellier.
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British Dictionary definitions for Montpellier

Montpellier

/French mɔ̃pɛlje/
noun
1.
a city in S France, the chief town of Languedoc: its university was founded by Pope Nicholas IV in 1289; wine trade. Pop: 225 392 (1999)

Hérault

/French ero/
noun
1.
a department of S France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Montpellier. Pop: 945 901 (2003 est). Area: 6224 sq km (2427 sq miles)
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