ROMANS, a town of south-eastern France, in the department of Drome, 122 m.
But during this half of its course it can boast of having on its left bank (the right bank is very poor in this respect) such historical cities as Vienne, Valence, Avignon, Tarascon and Arles, while it receives (left) the Isere, the Drome and the Durance rivers, all formed by the union of many streams, and bringing down the waters that flow from the lofty snowy Dauphine Alps.
Between Lyons and the sea, the Rhone divides four departments on its right bank (Rhone, Loire, Ardeche and Gard) from as many on its left bank (Isere, Drome, Vaucluse and Bouches du Rhone).
As.) Montelimar, a town of south-eastern France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Drome, near the left bank of the Rhone, 93 m.
To the south of Lyons, in the department of the Drome, are made in the district of Valence the celebrated Hermitage red and white Hermitage.
Barnave's Ouvres posthumes were published in 1842 by Berenger (de la Drome) in 4 vols.