contrée

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French contree, from Old French contree, from Vulgar Latin *(terra) contrāta (facing land), from Latin contrā.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

contrée f (plural contrées)

  1. (literary) land; region; country

Verb[edit]

contrée f

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of contrer

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