2. Proper noun. One of the départements of Champagne-Ardenne, France (INSEE code 15) ¹
3. Noun. (alternative capitalization of Cantal) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Cantal
1. a hard cheese of France [n -S]
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Literary usage of Cantal
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Geology and Extinct Volcanos of Central France by George Poulett Scrope (1858)
"cantal. § I- IN original constitution and form the immense volcano whose remains occupy nearly the whole extent of the present department of the cantal must ..."
2. The European Journals of William Maclure by John S. Doskey, William Maclure (1988)
"At the lop of the second page of this journal there are two notes which pertain to the cantal, apparently from the works of Lacoste and Cordier: cantal from ..."
3. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1845)
"New Proof of the cantal being a crater of Soulevement.—The cantal is almost entirely composed of trachyte, and its general aspect presents a vast cone, ..."
4. Life, Letters, and Journals of Sir Charles Lyell, Bart by Charles Lyell (1881)
"... and published the year after in the Edinburgh ' New Philosophical Journal;' also a paper on the Tertiary Strata of the cantal, published in France, ..."
5. A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1855)
"... cantal in Central France seem to have commenced their eruptions in the Upper Eocene period, but to have been most active during the Miocene and Pliocene ..."
6. A Handbook for Travellers in France: Being a Guide to Normandy, Brittany by John Murray (Firm) (1854)
"These walls are most perfect on the E. below the basaltic hump called Plomb de cantal, the highest summit in the district, 6095 ft. above the sea-level; ..."
7. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1831)
"The ramifications connected with cantal extend over the ... which bears the name of the mountain—a no- cantal. ble monument of the volcanic convulsions, ..."