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[bahy-yoo; French ba-yœ] /baɪˈyu; French baˈyœ/
a town in Calvados, N France, in Normandy, near the English Channel: museum displaying the Bayeux tapestry, commemorating the Norman conquest of England in 1066. Unabridged
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  • He was the owner of the omnibus which ran between Arromanches and Bayeux.

    A Zola Dictionary J. G. Patterson
  • And then it's not far from Bayeux, so that folks are by no means savages there.

    Fruitfulness Emile Zola
  • A representation of the landing is one of the designs in the Bayeux tapestry.

  • Mention should also be made of the wonderful Bayeux Tapestry.


    Marie D. Webster
  • In an inventory of the Bishop of Bayeux it is mentioned in 1563.

    The Tapestry Book Helen Churchill Candee
  • In arrangement it bears a general resemblance to the example from Bayeux.

    The Care of Books John Willis Clark
  • Then, accepting his challenge, they went all the way to Bayeux to purchase books there.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet Gustave Flaubert
  • We have abundant illustrations of them in the Bayeux tapestry.

  • What can you discover about the Normans from the pictures of the Bayeux Tapestry?

    Britain in the Middle Ages Florence L. Bowman
British Dictionary definitions for Bayeux


/French bajø/
a town in NW France, on the River Aure: its museum houses the Bayeux tapestry and there is a 13th-century cathedral: dairy foods, plastic. Pop: 14 961 (1999)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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