Rochelle, La

Rochelle, La, a fortified seaport of France, on an inlet of the Bay of Biscay, 95 m. NW. of Bordeaux; capital of the department of Charente-Inférieure; has a commodious harbour, noteworthy public buildings, a fine promenade and gardens; shipbuilding, glass-works, sugar-refineries, &c., are among its chief industries.

Population (circa 1900) given as 23,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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