Beaume

Beaume

Beaume, from the Provençal balma meaning cave or grotto, such as the Beaumes de Fontbregoua at Salernes, Provence, or the tautological Grotte de Beaume Obscure, Saint Vallier de Thiey, Provence, may denote:

Several communes in France, including:

  • La Beaume, arrondissement of Gap, Hautes-Alpes
  • La Haute-Beaume, arrondissement of Gap, Hautes-Alpes
  • Beaumes-de-Venise, a canton of the Arrondissement of Carpentras, Vaucluse (It gave its name to the sweet wine appellation Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise and the varietal wine grape, "Beaume de Venise")
  • Beaumettes, also a canton of Carpentras.
  • Beaumé, a commune in the arrondissement of Vervins, Aisne

It may also refer to:

  • The ancient County of Beaume, a ninth and tenth-century title of the Bosonid dynasty of Provence. The later French title marquis de La Beaume is unrelated.
  • The Beaume, a tributary of the River Ardèche.

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