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[bey-yohn for 1; ba-yawn for 2] /beɪˈyoʊn for 1; baˈyɔn for 2/
a seaport in NE New Jersey.
a seaport in SW France, near the Bay of Biscay. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The young King was then invited to meet the Emperor for consultation at Bayonne.

    A Short History of Spain Mary Platt Parmele
  • The Bayonne road, which we now reached, was the last hope of the retiring army.

    Jack Hinton Charles James Lever
  • “Every Carlist agent in Bayonne assured me of that,” said Mr. Mills.

    The Arrow of Gold Joseph Conrad
  • Anyhow, I would just as soon be in prison as walking about the streets of Bayonne.

  • The last time, if I remember rightly, you escaped from Bayonne in a boat.

  • They doubtless supposed that we were coming up from Bayonne.

    No Surrender! G. A. Henty
  • The old man was trying to persuade him to stay at Bayonne, until his wound should be cured.

    White Lies Charles Reade
  • Joseph was immediately restored to favor and ordered to Bayonne.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
British Dictionary definitions for Bayonne


/French bajɔn/
a port in SW France: a commercial centre for the Basque region. Pop: 40 078 (1999)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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