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Type Region
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. /sɑ̃.tɛʁ/  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsSantérre (Picard)

Meaning & History

From Latin sanguinis terra ("land of blood") referring to battles that took place in the region in 451 CE, or from sana terra ("healthy land") referring to its fertile soils. It is the name of a plateau region in central Picardy between the Somme, Luce, and Avre rivers.
Added 4/18/2023 by Sehentsin

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User submission Santérre