a department in central France. 1931 sq. mi. (5000 sq. km).
Capital: Le Puy.
a department of S central France, in Auvergne region. Capital: Le Puy. Pop: 213 993 (2003 est). Area: 5001 sq km (1950 sq miles)
[oht-marn] /oʊtˈmarn/ noun 1. a department in E France. 2416 sq. mi. (6255 sq. km). Capital: Chaumont. /French otmarn/ noun 1. a department of NE France, in Champagne-Ardenne region. Capital: Chaumont. Pop: 190 983 (2003 est). Area: 6257 sq km (2440 sq miles)
/French otnɔrmɑ̃di/ noun 1. a region of NW France, on the English Channel: generally fertile and flat
[hoht-pees] /ˈhoʊtˌpis/ noun, Armor. 1. a standing flange fixed to or formed on a pauldron as a protection for one side of the neck.
[oht] /oʊt/ adjective 1. high-class or high-toned; fancy: an haute restaurant that attracts a monied crowd. 2. high; elevated; upper. adj. French, literally “high,” fem. of haut (see haught). Haute bourgeoisie “the (French) upper-middle class” is from 1888.