Definitions

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  • proper noun One of the départements of Midi-Pyrénées, France (INSEE code 12)

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Examples

  • The salient feature of the region between the Tarn and the Aveyron is the plateau of the Ségala, bordered on the east by the heights of

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"

  • Between the Lot and the Aveyron is a belt of _causses_ or monotonous limestone table-lands, broken here and there by profound and beautiful gorges -- a type of scenery characteristic of

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"

  • The savage of the Aveyron was a child who had grown up in the natural state: criminally abandoned in a forest where his assassins thought they had killed him, he was cured by natural means, and had survived for many years free and naked in the wilderness, until, captured by hunters, he entered into the civilised life of Paris, showing by the scars with which his miserable body was furrowed the story of the struggles with wild beasts, and of lacerations caused by falling from heights.

    The Montessori Method

  • Victor, the wild boy of Aveyron in France, who was discovered in 1800, was believed at the time by Jean-Marc-Gaspard Itard, the medical student who took him in, to have "lived in an absolute solitude from his fourth or fifth almost to his 12th year."

    Where the Wild Things Learn Language

  • It shows Victor, the feral boy, clambering through the tangle of branches of the dense deciduous woods of the Aveyron.

    Wildwood

  • I just returned from the south of France where my family was privileged to share the festivities of a country wedding at a 16th century chateau in the Aveyron region, a less known but absolutely lovely area northwest of Provence.

    Linda E. Savage: Spiritual Sex: True Partnership

  • I just returned from the south of France where my family was privileged to share the festivities of a country wedding at a 16th century chateau in the Aveyron region, a less known but absolutely lovely area northwest of Provence.

    Linda E. Savage: Spiritual Sex: True Partnership

  • It shows Victor, the feral boy, clambering through the tangle of branches of the dense deciduous woods of the Aveyron.

    Wildwood

  • We are heading to the Aveyron Gorges in the far south of France, for a week of hiking, biking and eating croissants for breakfast.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • We are heading to the Aveyron Gorges in the far south of France, for a week of hiking, biking and eating croissants for breakfast.

    The France list

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