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Nevers

[nuh-ver] /nəˈvɛr/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Nièvre, in central France, on the Loire River: Romanesque church.

Nièvre

[nye-vruh] /ˈnyɛ vrə/
noun
1.
a department in central France. 2659 sq. mi. (6885 sq. km).
Capital: Nevers.

Nivernais

[nee-ver-ne] /ni vɛrˈnɛ/
noun
1.
a former province in central France.
Capital: Nevers.
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  • Wherever I went, from court to camp, from tavern to palace, the name of Nevers was dinned in my ears.

    The Duke's Motto Justin Huntly McCarthy
  • Now came the narrative of Bernadette's sojourn at Nevers, and then her death there.

  • Nevers was on the ground soon after him, and the arrangements for the fight were hastily completed.

    In School and Out Oliver Optic
  • If you had told me before, we would have gone on to Nevers and slept there.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • The styles of Nevers and Strasburg were both successfully followed.

    The Ceramic Art Jennie J. Young
  • Travelling south through Nevers, we should excite no suspicion.

    No Surrender! G. A. Henty
  • "Shut up, Redman," interposed Nevers, who entirely mistook the singular change which had come over Richard's countenance.

    In School and Out Oliver Optic
  • These also were placed in Nevers's care, and he began to drill them in the facings.

    In School and Out Oliver Optic
  • Nevers was degraded for that affair with me; and, as I licked him, I think I can afford to do the handsome thing.

    In School and Out Oliver Optic
British Dictionary definitions for Nevers

Nevers

/French nəvɛr/
noun
1.
a city in central France: capital of the former duchy of Nivernais; engineering industry. Pop: 40 932 (1999)

Nièvre

/French njɛvrə/
noun
1.
a department of central France, in Burgundy region. Capital: Nevers. Pop: 222 298 (2003 est). Area: 6888 sq km (2686 sq miles)

Nivernais

/French nivɛrnɛ/
noun
1.
a former province of central France, around Nevers
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