Savoy

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geographical name Sa·voy \sə-ˈvȯi\

Definition of Savoy

  1. region of southeastern France in the Savoy Alps southwest of Switzerland and bordering on Italy Savoy was a duchy from 1416 to 1720, was part of the kingdom of Sardinia from 1720 to 1860, and became part of France in 1860.

Savoyard

play \sə-ˈvȯi-ˌärd, ˌsa-ˌvȯi-ˈärd, ˌsa-ˌvwä-ˈyär(d)\ adj or noun

Variants of savoy

or French

Savoie

\sä-ˈvwä\play or Italian

Savoia

\sä-ˈvȯ-yä\play

SAVOY Defined for English Language Learners

Savoy

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geographical name Sa·voy \sə-ˈvȯi\

Definition of Savoy for English Language Learners

  • : region of France


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