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Cher

(shĕr), department (1990 pop. 332,000), central France, in BerryBerry
, former province, central France. Bourges, the capital, and Châteauroux are the chief towns. Cattle are raised on the Champagne Berrichonne, a semiarid plateau that covers most of the region. The valleys of the Indre and the Cher rivers are rich farming areas.
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. Chief cities are Vierzon and BourgesBourges
, city (1990 pop. 78,773), capital of Cher dept., central France. It is a transportation center with foundries, arsenals, breweries, printing plants, and aeronautical and food industries.
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, the capital.

Cher,

river, c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising in the Massif Central and flowing generally NW across central France to join the Loire below Tours. The Berry Canal parallels part of the river.

Cher

 

a department in central France. Area, 7,800 sq km. Population, 316,000 (1975). The capital of Cher is Bourges. Industry employs 32 percent of the economically active population, and agriculture 32 percent (1968). The department’s agriculture is diversified. Industry includes agricultural machine building, aircraft construction, food processing, and the production of glass and ceramic ware. The main industrial centers of Cher are Bourges and Vierzon.

Cher

1. a department of central France, in E Centre region. Capital: Bourges. Pop.: 312 277 (2003 est.). Area: 7304 sq. km (2849 sq. miles)
2. a river in central France, rising in the Massif Central and flowing northwest to the Loire. Length: 354 km (220 miles)
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But his marriage did not survive and soon after his divorce he met struggling session singer Cher - born Cherilyn LaPiere Sarkisian.
The couple wed in 1964 and a year later as pop duo Sonny and Cher they hit worldwide success.
They had furious rows and after one bust-up Cher was left with a black eye.
Cher immediately married rock star Greg Allman, a heroin addict who attacked her on their honeymoon.
Just nine days after the wedding, Cher filed for divorce.
They had a son, Elijah Blue - now 19 - but after Greg turned from heroin to booze, Cher finally ditched him.
After splitting from Cher, Sonny attempted an unsuccessful solo career.
This is a terrible shock." After his election to Congress, Sonny and Cher continued to bicker.
Cher sniped: "Politicians are one step below used-car salesmen.