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[ey-pee-nal] /eɪ piˈnal/
a city in and the capital of Vosges, in NE France.


[vohzh] /voʊʒ/
a range of low mountains in NE France: highest peak, 4668 feet (1423 meters).
a department in NE France. 2279 sq. mi. (5905 sq. km).
Capital: Épinal. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In the epinal Glossary the English words are thus relatively few.

    The evolution of English lexicography James Augustus Henry Murray
  • From Nancy, by way of epinal, we may easily reach the heart of the Vosges.

    East of Paris Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • To the north of epinal, and about ten miles west of Nancy, is the third fortress—Toul.

  • After M. Goudin, on this occasion, there came two maiden ladies from epinal who were lodging at Granpere for change of air.

    The Golden Lion of Granpere Anthony Trollope
  • But her cousin at epinal was a stranger to her, and her uncle had always been to her the same as a father.

    The Golden Lion of Granpere Anthony Trollope
  • There were epinal wares with figures in impossibly vivid colours; there were little cases and boxes with nobody knows what inside.

  • The mulct to be imposed upon the parish of epinal was never exacted.

  • They seem to have been designed by ancestors of the epinal foundries, and stained by them with crude colours.

    En Route J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  • Belfort and epinal are in difficult, mountainous country, further away from Paris and less valuable for railway purposes.

    The Wonder of War on Land Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • The application of this term to the epinal and Erfurt glossaries (or the archetype) seems to me to be open to grave objection.

    The Heroic Age H. Munro Chadwick
British Dictionary definitions for epinal


/French voʒ/
a mountain range in E France, west of the Rhine valley. Highest peak: 1423 m (4672 ft)
a department of NE France, in Lorraine region. Capital: Épinal. Pop: 381 277 (2003 est). Area: 5903 sq km (2302 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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