Rouen

Rouen

[roo-ahn, -ahn; French rwahn]
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Seine-Maritime, in N France, on the Seine: famous cathedral; execution of Joan of Arc 1431.
2.
one of a breed of domestic ducks resembling the wild mallard.
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Seine-Maritime

[sen-mah-ree-teem]
noun
a department in NW France. 2449 sq. mi. (6340 sq. km). Capital: Rouen.
Formerly Seine-Inférieure [sen-an-fey-ryœr] .
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Rouen (French rwɑ̃)
 
n
a city in N France, on the River Seine: the chief river port of France; became capital of the duchy of Normandy in 912; scene of the burning of Joan of Arc (1431); university (1964). Pop: 106 592 (1999)

Seine-Maritime (French sɛnmaritim)
 
n
a department of N France, in Haute-Normandie region. Capital: Rouen. Pop: 1 237 263 (2003 est). Area: 6342 sq km (2473 sq miles)

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