Clermont-Ferrand love

Clermont-Ferrand

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of central France west of Lyon. Clermont was founded in Roman times and merged with Montferrand, a 12th-century town, in 1731.

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  • proper noun A city in France, the chef-lieu of the region of Auvergne.

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Examples

  • They are meeting for the eighth time and Spain, winners in 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2009, will still be smarting from defeat in the quarter-finals last year in Clermont-Ferrand.

    National pride provides fuel for Djokovic and Nadal

  • The CGT Transport union says protests also shut down the Clermont-Ferrand airport in the south and disrupted airports in Nice and Nantes.

    France Riots Disrupt Airport Travel In Paris & Beyond

  • British officers lent them the latest reference books for businesses, restaurants, and shops in the Clermont-Ferrand and nearby Lyon areas so the men could brush up on everyday details of French life since they were last there.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • They are meeting for the eighth time and Spain, winners in 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2009, will still be smarting from defeat in the quarter-finals last year in Clermont-Ferrand.

    National pride provides fuel for Djokovic and Nadal

  • Later that afternoon, Jacques, his sore ankle aching, set out for Clermont-Ferrand.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • The spies were too exhausted to walk further to Clermont-Ferrand.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • This time, Jacques and Toto made a “blind drop” southeast of Clermont-Ferrand, with no reception committee on the ground that the enemy might find.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • Looking out the belly hatch of the Halifax that night, Jacques and Toto had spotted lights flickering on the ground from the resistance fighters waiting near Clermont-Ferrand to receive them.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • Lugging the heavy bags the more than nine miles to Clermont-Ferrand would be impossible, so they decided to bury the suitcase with the radios in a vineyard they saw near their pinpoint, whose earth had been freshly turned.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • They and the young woman in Clermont-Ferrand “were the only connections I had with which to begin organizing my intelligence service,” he later recalled.

    Wild Bill Donovan

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