Definition of Savoy
region of southeastern France in the Savoy Alps southwest of Switzerland and bordering on Italy
Note: 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.
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