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.
[oht-zalp] /oʊtˈzalp/ noun 1. a department in SE France. 2179 sq. mi. (5645 sq. km). Capital: Gap. /French otzalp/ noun 1. a department of SE France in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region. Capital: Gap. Pop: 126 810 (2003 est). Area: 5643 sq km (2201 sq miles)