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Eure is a department in the north of France named after the river Eure.

Eure (river)

The Eure is a river of Normandy in north-western France, left tributary of the Seine. It rises at Marchainville in the Orne department and joins the Seine near Pont-de-l'Arche. Two departments are named after the Eure, namely Eure and Eure-et-Loir.

Places along the river:

  • Orne (61): Marchainville, La Lande-sur-Eure, Neuilly-sur-Eure.
  • Eure-et-Loir (28): Courville-sur-Eure, Saint-Georges-sur-Eure, Fontenay-sur-Eure, Chartres, Saint-Prest, Maintenon, Nogent-le-Roi, Mézières-en-Drouais, Cherisy, Anet.
  • Eure (27): Évreux, Ivry-la-Bataille, Garennes-sur-Eure, Bueil, Merey, Pacy-sur-Eure, Ménilles, Chambray, Croisy-sur-Eure, Autheuil-Authouillet, Acquigny, Louviers, Le Vaudreuil, Pont-de-l'Arche, Martot.

Its main tributaries are the Avre and the Iton.

Usage examples of "eure".

Diane had fallen ill and had retired to her beautiful chateau of Anet which enhanced the beauty of the valley of the Eure and which Philibert Delorme had helped her to make one of the most magnificent examples of architecture in the country.

Since Eure had heckled Mayor Cockrell at the Forrest rally, he thought he knew what answer to expect.

Madame Tellier, who came of a respectable family of peasant proprietors in the Department of the Eure, had taken up her profession, just as she would have become a milliner or dressmaker.