Pronunciation: (ān; Fr. en), [key]
1. a river in N France, flowing NW and W to the Oise. 175 mi. (280 km) long.
2. a department in N France. 533,862. 2868 sq. mi. (7430 sq. km). Cap.: Laon.
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