Cheignieu-la-Balme

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CHEIGNIEU-LA-BALME

Département : Ain

Blason de Cheignieu-la-Balme/Arms (crest) of Cheignieu-la-Balme
Official blazon
French De gueules à la divise ondée abaissée d'azur et bordée d'argent, au lion d'hermine brochant; chapé ployé d'or chargé à dextre d'une grappe de raisin tigée et feuillée de sinople et à senestre d'une volute de crosse de sable.
English blazon wanted

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially adopted in April 2022.

The red point is a canting element, Balme means cave. The wavy bar refers to the Furans river in the municipality. The ermine lion comes from the coat of arms of the Bugey region, the grape indicates that is a wine-growing region. The crosier is the attribute of Saint Claude, the local patron saint.

Literature: Image from http://www.armorialdefrance.fr


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