[bahy-yoo; French ba-yœ]


a town in Calvados, N France, in Normandy, near the English Channel: museum displaying the Bayeux tapestry, commemorating the Norman conquest of England in 1066. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • He was the owner of the omnibus which ran between Arromanches and Bayeux.

    A Zola Dictionary

    J. G. Patterson

  • And then it's not far from Bayeux, so that folks are by no means savages there.


    Emile Zola

  • A representation of the landing is one of the designs in the Bayeux tapestry.

  • Mention should also be made of the wonderful Bayeux Tapestry.


    Marie D. Webster

  • In an inventory of the Bishop of Bayeux it is mentioned in 1563.

    The Tapestry Book

    Helen Churchill Candee

British Dictionary definitions for bayeux



a town in NW France, on the River Aure: its museum houses the Bayeux tapestry and there is a 13th-century cathedral: dairy foods, plastic. Pop: 14 961 (1999)
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