Alençon

[a-lahn-sawn; English uh-len-suh n, -son]

Orne

[awrn]
noun
  1. a department in NW France. 2372 sq. mi. (6145 sq. km). Capital: Alençon.
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Alençon

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

Orne

noun
  1. a department of NW France, in Basse-Normandie. Capital: Alençon. Pop: 291 274 (2003 est). Area: 6144 sq km (2396 sq miles)
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