Fort-de-France

geographical name (1)
\ ˌfȯr-də-ˈfräⁿs How to pronounce Fort-de-France (audio) \

Definition of Fort-de-France

 (Entry 1 of 2)

commune on the western coast of Martinique population 87,216

Note: Fort-de-France is the capital of Martinique.

Île-de-France

geographical name (2)
\ ˌēl-də-ˈfräⁿs How to pronounce Île-de-France (audio) \

Definition of Île-de-France (Entry 2 of 2)

region and former province of north central France bounded on the north by Picardy, on the east by Champagne, on the south by Orléanais, and on the west by Normandy; capital Paris

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