Valenciennes: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vu-len"sē-enz' Fr. va-län-syen'), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in N France, SE of Lille. 43,202.
  2. Also called
    1. a flat bobbin lace of linen, worked in one piece with the same thread forming the ground and the motif.
    2. a cotton imitation of it.
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