Alençon

[ a-lahn-sawn; English uh-len-suhn, -son ]
/ a lɑ̃ˈsɔ̃; English əˈlɛn sən, -sɒn /

noun

a city in and the capital of Orne, in NW France: lace manufacture.

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Alençon
/ (French alɑ̃sɔ̃) /

noun

a town in NW France: early lace-manufacturing centre. Pop: 28 935 (1999)
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