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Perpignan

Line breaks: Per|pi¦gnan
Pronunciation: /ˈpəːpɪnjɒn
 
, pɛʀpiɲɔ̃/

Definition of Perpignan in English:

A city in southern France, in the NE foothills of the Pyrenees, close to the border with Spain; population 117,500 (2006). A former fortress town, it was the capital of the old province of Roussillon.

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