contrée

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See also: contree

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.tʁe/
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Noun[edit]

contrée f (plural contrées)

  1. (literary) land; region; country

Participle[edit]

contrée f sg

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of contrer

Further reading[edit]