What does Somme mean?

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sɒm, sɔmsomme

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Somme, Somme River, Battle of the Sommenoun

    battle of World War II (1944)

  2. Somme, Somme River, Battle of the Sommenoun

    battle in World War I (1916)


  1. Sommenoun

    One of the départements of Picardie, France


  1. somme

    Somme is a word with different meanings depending on the context: 1. In French, it's translated to "sum" in English which is the aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars as determined by or as if by the mathematical process of addition. 2. It's also the name of a department in the northern part of France known especially for its historic significance in World War I. 3. It can also refer to a river in Northern France, which also gave the name to the department. Note: The context in which the word is used will determine its specific meaning.


  1. Somme

    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. The north central area of the Somme département was the site of a series of battles through the Great War. Particularly significant was the 1916 Battle of the Somme. As a result of this and other battles fought in the area the department is home to many military cemeteries and several major monuments commemorating the many soldiers from various countries who died on its battlefields.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Somme

    1, a river of North France; rises in the department of Aisne, near St. Quentin, and flows 150 m. SW. and NW. to the English Channel; navigable as far as Abbeville. 2, A department (546) of North France, fronting the English Channel, between Seine-Inférieure (S.) and Pas-de-Calais (N.); one of the most prosperous agricultural and manufacturing districts of France; Amiens (q. v.) is the chief town.

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  1. memos

  2. momes

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Somme in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Somme in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Somme in a Sentence

  1. Peter Jackson:

    My grandfather was wounded on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

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