Tarbes

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Hautes-Pyrénées

[oht-pee-rey-ney]
noun
a department in SW France. 1751 sq. mi. (4535 sq. km). Capital: Tarbes.
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Hautes-Pyrénées (French otpirene)
 
n
a department of SW France, in Midi-Pyrénées region. Capital: Tarbes. Pop: 224 053 (2003 est). Area: 4534 sq km (1768 sq miles)

Tarbes (French tarb)
 
n
a town in SW France: noted for the breeding of Anglo-Arab horses. Pop: 46 275 (1999)

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tarbes

town, capital of Hautes-Pyrenees departement, Midi-Pyrenees region, southwestern France. It lies on the left bank of the Adour River, which descends from the Pyrenees into a fertile plain.

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