Landes

Landes

[lahnd]
noun
a department in SW France. 3615 sq. mi. (9365 sq. km). Capital: Mont-de-Marsan.
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Landes (French lɑ̃d)
 
n
1.  a department of SW France, in Aquitaine region. Capital: Mont-de-Marsan. Pop: 341 254 (2003 est). Area: 9364 sq km (3652 sq miles)
2.  a region of SW France, on the Bay of Biscay: occupies most of the Landes department and parts of Gironde and Lot-et-Garonne; consists chiefly of the most extensive forest in France. Area: 14 000 sq km (5400 sq miles)

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