a department in E France. 2389 sq. mi. (6185 sq. km).
French name of Savoy.
a department of E France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Chambéry. Pop: 386 246 (2003 est). Area: 6188 sq km (2413 sq miles)
the French name for Savoy1
[sav-wahr-fair; French sa-vwar-fer] /ˈsæv wɑrˈfɛər; French sa vwarˈfɛr/ noun 1. knowledge of just what to do in any situation; tact. savoir-faire /ˈsævwɑːˈfɛə/ noun 1. the ability to do the right thing in any situation
[sav-wahr-vee-vruh, -veev; French sa-vwar-vee-vruh] /ˈsæv wɑrˈvi vrə, -ˈviv; French sa vwarˈvi vrə/ noun 1. knowledge of the world and the ways or usages of polite society. savoir-vivre /ˈsævwɑːˈviːvrə/ noun 1. familiarity with the customs of good society; breeding
noun 1. a city in N Italy on the Mediterranean. noun 1. a port in NW Italy, in Liguria on the Mediterranean: an important centre of the Italian iron and steel industry. Pop: 59 907 (2001)
noun 1. Girolamo [ji-rol-uh-moh;; Italian jee-raw-lah-maw] /dʒɪˈrɒl əˌmoʊ;; Italian dʒiˈrɔ lɑ mɔ/ (Show IPA), 1452–98, Italian monk, reformer, and martyr. noun 1. Girolamo (dʒiˈrɔːlamo). 1452–98, Italian religious and political reformer. As a Dominican prior in Florence he preached against contemporary sinfulness and moral corruption. When the Medici were expelled from the city (1494) he instituted […]