a department in E France. 2416 sq. mi. (6255 sq. km).
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.
[French oht-reev] /French oʊtˈriv/ noun 1. a town in SE Quebec, in E Canada.