lieu-dit

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French lieu-dit (literally said location).

Noun[edit]

lieu-dit (plural lieux-dits)

  1. In France, the smallest piece of land which has a traditional vineyard name assigned to it.

French[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lieu-dit m (plural lieux-dits)

  1. (geography) toponymic term for the smallest geographical area bearing a traditional name
  2. (enology) lieu-dit (for wine)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (toponymic term): hameau (in some contexts)

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