Definition of Coteau

1. n. A hilly upland including the divide between two valleys; a divide.



Definition of Coteau

1. the higher ground of a region [n -TEAUX]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Coteau

cot
cot-caught merger
cot-quean
cot death
cot deaths
cotan
cotangent
cotangents
cotans
cotarnine
cotch
cotchel
cotchels
cote
cote d'ivoire
coteau (current term)
coteaux
cotectic
coted
cotehardies
coteline
cotelines
cotemporal
cotemporality
cotemporally
cotemporaneous
cotemporaries
cotemporary
cotenancies

Literary usage of Coteau

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biennial report by North Dakota Geological Survey (1904)
"county and extending- into South Dakota is the hig-h plateau- like region widely known as the coteau des Prairies and forming the southern extension of this ..."

2. Travels Through Part of the United States and Canada in 1818 and 1819 by John Morison Duncan (1823)
"RAPIDS OF coteau DU LAC. the result. He is tossed on the tops of the foaming ... From coteau du Lac to the bottom of the Cascades is about eleven miles, ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1885)
"This reconnoissance consisted of a tour of nearly 2000 miles, so planned as to bring most of the coteau. south of the Northern Pacific Railroad, ..."

4. Some Account of the Public Life of the Late Lieutenant-General Sir George by E. B. Brenton (1823)
"coteau du Lac, was not therefore occupied as a post, either before the war or for several months afterwards, but its real importance was neither overlooked ..."

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