Aveyron



a department in S France. 3387 sq. mi. (8770 sq. km).
Capital: Rodez.
Historical Examples

The journalist added that he heard a speech of the same kind in the bush-region of Aveyron.
Georges Guynemer Henry Bordeaux

I repeat with her the method of manipulation which I employed so successfully on the banks of the Aveyron.
The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles Jean Henri Fabre

And the trial of that astonishing abbé Boudes going on before the Assizes of Aveyron!
L-bas J. K. Huysmans

Thus, it was when the rigour of the weather drove everybody from the garden that the savage of the Aveyron chose to go there.
The Montessori Method Maria Montessori

By sundown we had reached the chef-lieu of the Aveyron; we were in the South indeed!
The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards

Wheat, rye and oats are the chief cereals cultivated, the soil of Aveyron being naturally poor.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 Various

The landscape now changes altogether, and we are reminded that we have quitted the Lozre for the Aveyron.
The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards

In 1885, under the scrutin de liste, the Aveyron was entitled to six deputies.
France and the Republic William Henry Hurlbert

From the banks of the Hrault to those of the Lot and the Aveyron, all show the same development of continuous strata.
The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards

A similar explosion occurred in the Campagnac coal-pit, Aveyron, France, in which eighty miners were killed.
Belford’s Magazine, Vol 2, December 1888 Various

noun
a department of S France in Midi-Pyrénées region. Capital: Rodez. Pop: 266 940 (2003 est). Area: 8771 sq km (3421 sq miles)

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