Valenciennes

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noun Va·len·ci·ennes \və-ˌlen(t)-sē-ˈen(z), ˌva-lən-sē-\

Definition of Valenciennes

  1. :  a fine bobbin lace

Origin and Etymology of valenciennes

after Valenciennes, France


First Known Use: 1717


Valenciennes

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geographical name Va·len·ci·ennes \və-ˌlen(t)-sē-ˈen(z)\

Definition of Valenciennes

  1. city on the Schelde River in northern France population 43,335


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