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1) Pyrenees. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...France and Spain, a formidable barrier between the Iberian Peninsula and the European mainland. The principality of Andorra is located among the peaks. Parts of six...

2) Great Pyrenees. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Great Pyrenees, breed of large working dog whose fossil remains date its existence in Europe from the Bronze Age (1800-1000 B.C.). It stands from 25 to 32 in. (63.5-81.3...

3) Pyrenees, Peace of the. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Peace of the, 1659, treaty ending the warfare between France and Spain that, continuing after the Peace of Westphalia, had been complicated by French intervention...

4) Pyrenees-Atlantiques. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pyrénées-Atlantiques, (perana´-zatlaNtek´) (KEY) , department (1990 pop. 581,300), SW France; formerly Basses-Pyrenees dept. Pau is the capital....

5) Basses-Pyrenees. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Basses-Pyrénées, see Pyrenees-Atlantiques....

6) Pyrenees, Hautes- The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pyrénées, Hautes-, see Hautes-Pyrenees....

7) Pyrenees-Orientales. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pyrénées-Orientales, (perana´-zoryaNtal´) (KEY) , department (1990 pop. 367,100), S France, in Roussillon, on the Mediterranean Sea. Perpignan is the capital....

8) Hautes-Pyrenees. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hautes-Pyrénées, (ot-perana´) (KEY) , department (1990 pop. 224,800), SW France, in parts of Bigorre, Gascony, and the Basque Provinces. Tarbes is the capital....

9) Gascony. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pyrenees and parts of Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Lot-et-Garonne, Tarn-et-Garonne, Haute-Garonne, Gironde, and Ariege. The sandy and swampy Landes along the Atlantic coast,...

10) Roussillon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spain along the Pyrenees and on the Mediterranean. It is now roughly coextensive with Pyrenees-Orientales dept. Perpignan is the historical capital. Wine, fruit,...

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