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alençon

noun, alen·çon often capitalized \ə-ˈlen-ˌsän, -ˈlen(t)-sən\

Definition of ALENÇON

:  a delicate needlepoint lace

Origin of ALENÇON

Alençon, France
First Known Use: 1865

Alençon

geographical name Alen·çon \ˌa-ˌläⁿ-ˈsōⁿ\

Definition of ALENÇON

city NW France N of Le Mans pop 28,917

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