contrée

See also: contree

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.tʁe/
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NounEdit

contrée f (plural contrées)

  1. (literary) land; region; country

ParticipleEdit

contrée f sg

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of contrer

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