[kloo-nee; French kly-nee]
- a town in E France, N of Lyons: ruins of a Benedictine abbey.
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Examples from the Web for cluny
The Musée Cluny was very near my hotel and I saw it plundered.Memoirs
Charles Godfrey Leland
Examples of magnificent costumes of the order may be seen in the Cluny Museum.The Story of Paris
This new party had its origin in the monastery of Cluny, from which it took its name.A Source Book for Mediaeval History
Oliver J. Thatcher
The Htel Cluny preserves some of the best that were ever produced.
The Cluny Museum has no claim to be considered a picture-gallery.
- a town in E central France: reformed Benedictine order founded here in 910; important religious and cultural centre in the Middle Ages. Pop: 4376 (1999)