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Clermont-Ferrand

[kler-mawn-fe-rahn] /klɛr mɔ̃ fɛˈrɑ̃/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Puy-de-Dôme, in central France.

Puy-de-Dôme

[pwee-duh-dohm] /pwi dəˈdoʊm/
noun
1.
a mountain in central France. 4805 feet (1465 meters).
2.
a department in central France. 3095 sq. mi. (8015 sq. km).
Capital: Clermont-Ferrand.
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  • Externally the cathedral at Clermont-Ferrand shows a certain lack of uniformity.

  • To motorists Clermont-Ferrand is about the most important city in France.

    The Car That Went Abroad Albert Bigelow Paine
  • Then we lapsed into silence and watched the place gradually fill with the populace of Clermont-Ferrand.

    The Mountebank William J. Locke
  • Dane can take you in the car to Clermont-Ferrand this afternoon.

    The Motor Maid Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  • It seems we can go on from here by train to Clermont-Ferrand and that's what she wants to do.

    The Motor Maid Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  • I told her, waving a hand in the direction of Clermont-Ferrand.

    The Mountebank William J. Locke
  • Clermont-Ferrand is also the home of a man with two wooden legs that need oiling.

    The Car That Went Abroad Albert Bigelow Paine
  • Alfred had much difficulty in making him understand that it would be much better to use post-horses as far as Clermont-Ferrand.

  • Royat is a little patch of hotels at the bottom of a valley, at the gate of Clermont-Ferrand.

  • Clermont-Ferrand was only about twelve miles from Riom, Rouher's native town.

    An Englishman in Paris Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
British Dictionary definitions for Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

/French klɛrmɔ̃fɛrɑ̃/
noun
1.
a city in S central France: capital of Puy-de-Dôme department; industrial centre. Pop: 137 140 (1999)
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