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Avignon

[ a-vee-nyawn ]
/ a viˈnyɔ̃ /
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noun
a city in and the capital of Vaucluse, in SE France, on the Rhone River: papal residence 1309–77.
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Avignon
/ (French aviɲɔ̃) /

noun
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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