Meaning of Charente-Maritime

Cha•rente-Ma•ri•time

Pronunciation: (sha-ränt ma-rē-tēm'), [key]
— n.
  1. a department in W France. 497,859; 2792 sq. mi. (7230 sq. km). Cap.: La Rochelle.
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