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[law-tey-ga-rawn] /lɔ teɪ gaˈrɔn/
a department in SW France. 2079 sq. mi. (5385 sq. km).
Capital: Agen. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The family of Toussaint were first sent to Bayonne, and afterwards to agen, where one of the sons died of a decline.

    The Hour and the Man Harriet Martineau
  • After a pause, "That seems right," said the Elder; "thar' ain't nothin' agen that."

    Elder Conklin Frank Harris
  • It was Sister Boe, the schoolmistress of agen, who had offered to teach the boy gratuitously the elements of reading and writing.

  • But then, agen, they'd 'ave to consider as it wor diamonds as you tuk.

    Sue, A Little Heroine L. T. Meade
  • The place was at too great a distance from agen for him to walk thither, and accordingly he was obliged to take a conveyance.

  • It may be to-morrow; or, agen, it mayn't be fur a week, or even more.

    Sue, A Little Heroine L. T. Meade
  • Paul de Musset thus describes his visit to the poet at agen.

  • And is this Pierre, who saved your life when you were captured at agen?

  • Don't send Tammy agen without you know it's safe and send him after midnite.

    Double Challenge James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • This man claimed to BE the resurrection, of as Wyclif had it, "the agen risying and lyf."

    We Two Edna Lyall
British Dictionary definitions for agen


/French aʒɑ̃/
a market town in SW France, on the Garonne river. Pop: 30 170 (1999)


/French lɔteɡarɔn/
a department of SW France, in Aquitaine. Capital: Agen. Pop: 309 993 (2003 est). Area: 5385 sq km (2100 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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