noun, plural douanes [dwan]. /dwan/. French.
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Of course, our luggage had stuck at the douane at Modane, and was telegraphed for.An Autobiography|Elizabeth Butler
The first house was the Austrian douane; the second, the inn.Italian Alps|Douglas William Freshfield
"Wait a moment," he said, leading her aside towards the waiting-room, while the crowd that was going to the douane passed them by.Lady Rose's Daughter|Mrs. Humphry Ward
The Red Cross on my luggage got me through the douane formalities without any trouble.Field Hospital and Flying Column|Violetta Thurstan
The ordeal of the Swiss douane was still somewhere ahead; we had entered the neutral strip.The Car That Went Abroad|Albert Bigelow Paine