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Meaning of the countryside located behind the baptistery
The countryside located behind the baptistery of the Rennes-le-Château Church represents swampy land which corresponds to the definition of thenamed site "L’Homme mort" ("The dead man"), defined by the Abbé Boudet's book, pp.237-38.
"This is swampy land, producing abundantly a gramen whose long stalks are perfectly smooth and without nodes: this gramen bears, in the Languedoc dialect, the name wood straw, and in Celtic, that of swamp or haummoor (haum = straw + moor = swamp) straw. This denomination of haum-moor, applied throughout Gaul to marshy lands, was denatured and distorted everywhere until it became an 'homme mort'."
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