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1. picardie, picardy

a region of northern France on the English Channel

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a former region of N France: mostly low-lying; scene of heavy fighting in World War I
. French name: Picardie (pikardi)

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historical region of N France
metropolitan region of modern N France: 7,490 sq mi (19,399 sq km); pop. 1,811,000; chief city, Amiens

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A historical region of northern France bordering on the English Channel. The name was first used in the 1200s for a number of small feudal holdings. Picardy was contested by France and England during the Hundred Years' War and became part of the French crown lands in 1477.

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