• A part, portion, or subdivision.
  • A distinct course of life, action, study, or the like.
  • A specified aspect or quality.
  • A subdivision of an organization.
  • A territorial division; a district; especially, in France, one of the districts into which the country is divided for governmental purposes, similar to a county in the UK and in the USA. France is composed of 101 départements organized in 18 régions, each department is divided into arrondissements, in turn divided into cantons.
  • A military subdivision of a country
  • Act of departing; departure.


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  • Borrowed from French département.

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