Sentence Examples

  • ARGENTAN, a town of north-western France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Orne, 27 m.
  • Argentan is the seat of a sub-prefect, has a tribunal of first instance and a communal college.
  • Argentan was a viscounty from the 11th century onwards; it was often taken and pillaged.
  • (1st of December 1135), laid the foundation of the conquest of Normandy by a series of campaigns: about the end of 1135 or the beginning of 11 3 6 he entered that country and rejoined his wife, the countess Matilda, who had received the submission of Argentan, Domfront and Exmes.