[ a-vee-nyawn ]
/ a viˈnyɔ̃ /
a city in and the capital of Vaucluse, in SE France, on the Rhone River: papal residence 1309–77.
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Words nearby Avignon
, Avila Camacho
, a vinculo matrimonii
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How to use Avignon in a sentence
His schooling began at the age of nine, but the boy played truant so frequently that he was sent to boarding-school in Avignon.
The centenary of Petrarch celebrated at Avignon in 1874 tended to emphasize the importance and the glory of the new literature.
We remark elsewhere the lack of independence in the dialect of Avignon, that its vocabulary alone gives it life.
The last act brings us to the great hall of the papal palace at Avignon, where the Pope is to pronounce judgment upon the Queen.
Gorenflot went, and soon returned, saying that a gentleman had sold them, and had afterwards taken the road to Avignon.
British Dictionary definitions for Avignon
a city in SE France, on the Rhône: seat of the papacy (1309–77); famous 12th-century bridge, now partly destroyed. Pop: 85 935 (1999)
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