Crécy

geographical name
Cré·​cy | \ krā-ˈsē How to pronounce Crécy (audio) , ˈkre-sē\
variants: or Crécy-en-Ponthieu \ krā-​ˈsē-​ˌäⁿ-​pōⁿ-​ˈtyər How to pronounce Crécy-en-Ponthieu (audio) , -​ˈtyə , -​ˈtyœ \

Definition of Crécy

commune in northern France northwest of Amiens population 1550

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