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Correze, a French department inland, in the old province of Limousin, W. of Puy de Dome and E. of Dordogne, in lat. 44° 55 to 45° 40' N, with an area of 2,265 square miles. Its capital is Tulle. The surface is hilly and interspersed with plains. In the N., spurs of the Auvergne Mountains separate the Dordogne and the Loire valleys, and the slopes of the mountains are clothed with forests. The soil generally is poor and thin. The chief minerals are coal, iron, lead, and alabaster. There is much granite.