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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A town in northeastern France long noted for its lace industry;A type of bobbin lace with floral patterns.

Usage examples (35)
  • It must be admitted that our Valenciennes is a quiet, nay!
  • The drawling voice of a weary old campaigner is wonderfully rendered in the stanza of "Valenciennes": --
  • Jehan or Jean Froissart was a native of Valenciennes.
  • General Biron, which was to advance from Valenciennes upon Mons. for more
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