The terms lieu dit and climat may be used interchangeably.

Answer: False.

These two terms are commonly used in Burgundy, and although both delineate a plot of land, they mean slightly different things. A lieu dit (le DEE) is a place defined by its topography or history. (The words lieu dit mean “place name”). The word climat (klee-MA) is used to describe a place by its climate and soil.

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