alençon

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

Definition of alençon

: a delicate needlepoint lace

Origin and Etymology of alençon

Alençon, France


Alençon

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

Definition of Alençon

city in northwestern France north of Le Mans population 27,416

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