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Angoulême

[ahn-goo-lem] /ˌɑ̃ guˈlɛm/
noun
1.
a city in W France, NNE of Bordeaux on the Charente River.

Charente

[sha-rahnt] /ʃaˈrɑ̃t/
noun
1.
a department in W France. 2306 sq. mi. (5975 sq. km).
Capital: Angoulême.
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  • And what will he do with his sister and brother-in-law at angouleme?

  • I had a cousin in the army once, who was stationed at angouleme.

    The Downfall Emile Zola
  • So the adroit Baron was admitted to the circle of the queen of angouleme, and paid her marked attention.

    Two Poets Honore de Balzac
  • Then we came on here, and I believe we shall have a try at Saintes or angouleme.

  • But if he must receive an ovation, I can compel him to leave angouleme by the means of the ovation itself.

    Eve and David Honore de Balzac
  • Perhaps David was the only man in angouleme who knew nothing of his father's wealth.

    Two Poets Honore de Balzac
  • To begin with, you must not go out nursing any more, and you must come and live with your daughter and Lucien in angouleme.

    Two Poets Honore de Balzac
  • He saw himself stagnating in angouleme like a frog under a stone in a marsh.

    Two Poets Honore de Balzac
  • For part three the action once more returns to Eve and David in angouleme.

    Eve and David Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for angouleme

Charente

/French ʃarɑ̃t/
noun
1.
a department of W central France, in Poitou-Charentes region. Capital: Angoulême. Pop: 341 275 (2003 est). Area: 5972 sq km (2329 sq miles)
2.
a river in W France, rising in the Massif Central and flowing west to the Bay of Biscay. Length: 362 km (225 miles)
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