[ doh-vil; French doh-veel ]

  1. a coastal resort in NW France, S of Le Havre.

Words Nearby Deauville Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Deauville in a sentence

  • While world leaders were meeting in Deauville, the U.S. secretary of state told French television that she “ admires” Lagarde.

  • Deauville, the Nantucket of France, has become the place for anyone who is anyone in Europe.

    Davos in Heels | Hannah Seligson | October 21, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • The season was at its height, for it was the race week at Deauville, and all the pleasure world of Paris had flocked there.

    The White Lie | William Le Queux
  • He gave us an awfully good time in Paris last season—took us to Longchamps, and we afterwards went to Deauville with him.

    Mademoiselle of Monte Carlo | William Le Queux
  • He gave up this week the races at Deauville, the great race week from which he has never before been absent, since our marriage.

    Jacqueline, Complete | (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon
  • He was fearfully sorry not to have seen his colt run at Deauville.

    Under Cover | Roi Cooper Megrue
  • Then she cited examples: one off to the Vosges, another at Arcachon, yet another at Deauville.

British Dictionary definitions for Deauville


/ (ˈdəʊviːl, French dovil) /

  1. a town and resort in NW France: casino Pop: 4364 (1999)

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