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Tarn is a département, number 81, in the Midi-Pyrenees region in the south-west of France, named after the Tarn River[?].

Préfecture (administrative capital city): Albi

Sous-préfecture: Castres[?].

In the Gor series of science fiction novels by John Norman, a tarn is a giant bird of prey used as a riding animal.

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