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Definition of the noun somme

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noun - plural: -

  1. battle of World War II (1944)
    • region: France / French Republic
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of Somme: Battle of the Somme / Somme River
    • instance of: pitched battle = a fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
    • part of: Second World War / World War 2 / World War II = a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
  2. battle in World War I (1916)


Somme is a department of France, located in the north of the country and named after the Somme river. It is part of the Picardy region of France.


"Somme" is a musical album of The Ulster Scots Folk Orchestra.

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  1. "Somme" is a First World War military history book by Lyn MacDonald, published in 1983 by Michael Joseph.
  2. "Somme" a.k.a. "FRICOURT AND MAMETZ" is a book by Michael Stedman.
    • also known as "Somme"
    • subjects: Modern history, 20th century, World War I, History, France


Somme a.k.a. French ship Somme: The Somme is a Durance class command and replenishment ship of the French Navy.

Phrases with Somme

  1. somme river
  2. battle of the somme

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Google previewA Bibliographical Companion (2011)

by Roy Stokes

a cross between Carolingian and gothic script, chiefly used for theological and scholastic writings (lettre de somme refers to the Summa of Thomas Aquinas); (d) the round gothic or rotunda, a North Italian form of gothic which became chiefly ...

Google previewWriting War in the Twentieth Century (2000)

by Margot Norris

Aesthetics and War p— ODAY THE SOMME IS A PEACEFUL BUT SULLEN PLACE," Paul Fussell writes in The Great War and Modern Memory. "When the sun is low in the afternoon, on the gradual slopes of the low hills you see the traces of ...

Google previewWörterbuch der Handels-, Finanz- und Rechtssprache / Dictionary of Commerical, Financial and Legal Terms / Dictionnaire des Termes Commerciaux, Financiers et Juridiques (2012)


Betrag m | amount; sum || montant m; somme f Ablösungs~ | amount required for redemption; redemption capital || Somme de rachat | Ausgaben~ | amount of the expenses || chiffre de la dépense | Ausgleichs~ | amount of the balance; ...

Google previewWorld War I: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 volumes] (2014)

The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer C. Tucker

The Somme attacks were renewed on September 15. Once again limited success was effectively countered, but there was a historic development: tanks were used for the first time. Haig, under political pressure at home to show success and ...

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Scrabble value of S1O1M3M3E1

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