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alençon

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

Definition of alençon

  1. :  a delicate needlepoint lace



Origin and Etymology of alençon

Alençon, France


First Known Use: 1865


Alençon

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

Definition of Alençon

  1. city NW France N of Le Mans pop 28,917




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