Valenciennes

noun
Va·​len·​ci·​ennes | \ və-ˌlen(t)-sē-ˈen(z) How to pronounce Valenciennes (audio) , ˌva-lən-sē- \

Definition of Valenciennes

: a fine bobbin lace

First Known Use of Valenciennes

1717, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Valenciennes

after valenciennes, France

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“Valenciennes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Valenciennes. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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Valenciennes geographical name

Va·​len·​ci·​ennes | \ və-ˌlen(t)-sē-ˈen(z) How to pronounce Valenciennes (audio) \

Definition of Valenciennes

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

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