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.
He served as an engineer successively in the departments of Vendee, Drome and Ille-et-Villaine; but his espousal of the cause of the Bourbons in 1814 occasioned, on Napoleon's reaccession to power, the loss of his appointment.
By the Rhone which divides it from Isere and Drome, S.
ALPHONSE MARIE MARCELLIN THOMAS BERENGER (1785-1866), known as Berenger de la Drome, French lawyer and politician, son of a deputy of the third estate of Dauphine to the Constituent Assembly, was born at Valence on the 31st of May 1785.
Returned to the National Assembly by the department of Drome, he was for a few days in 1873 minister of public works under Thiers.