Ardeche



a department in SE France. 2145 sq. mi. (5555 sq. km).
Capital: Privas.
Historical Examples

By the application of these principles even a man from ardeche can resolve all the difficulties which our subject presents.
The Physiology of Marriage, Complete Honore de Balzac

But soon two tears of pitying affection escaping from his eyes, swelled the rivers ardeche and Gironde.
The Man With The Broken Ear Edmond About

During the Legislative Assembly he was procureur-syndic for the directory of the department of ardeche.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2 Various

noun
a department of S France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Privas. Pop: 294 933 (2003 est). Area: 5556 sq km (2167 sq miles)

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