[pwa-tyey] /pwaˈtyeɪ/

a city in and the capital of Vienne, in W France: Roman ruins; battles a.d. 507, 732, 1356.
[vyen] /vyɛn/
a city in SE France, on the Rhone River, S of Lyons: Roman ruins.
a department in W France. 2720 sq. mi. (7045 sq. km).
Capital: Poitiers.
/French pwatje/
a city in S central France: capital of the former province of Poitou until 1790; scene of the battle (1356) in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the French; university (1432). Pop: 83 448 (1999)
/French vjɛn/
a department of W central France, in Poitou-Charentes region. Capital: Poitiers. Pop: 402 555 (2003 est). Area: 7044 sq km (2747 sq miles)
a town in SE France, on the River Rhône: extensive Roman remains Ancient name Vienna
a river in SW central France, flowing west and north to the Loire below Chinon. Length: over 350 km (200 miles)


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