Savoie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Savoie

Proper noun[edit]

Savoie

  1. A département (number 73) in the région of Rhône-Alpes.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Roman name, Late Latin Sapaudia, Sabaudia, referring to fir trees; see sappinus (type of fir).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Savoie f

  1. Savoie (department).
  2. Savoy, historical region.

References[edit]

  • University of Chicago Press (1918): Modern Philology, Volume 15