- a town in and the capital of Var, in SE France.
- a department in SE France. 2326 sq. mi. (6025 sq. km). Capital: Draguignan.
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Historical Examples of draguignan
At Draguignan eight thousand National Guards take the oath in the presence of 20 000 spectators.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)
Hippolyte A. Taine
They grow to an immense girth, and those in Draguignan were especially fine.
I first saw Draguignan some four miles away, as I rounded the shoulder of a hill.
The house was built, as the antiquarians of Draguignan avow, of stone that was hewn by the Romans for less peaceful purposes.Dross
Henry Seton Merriman
- a unit of reactive power of an alternating current, equal to the product of the current measured in amperes and the voltage measured in volts
Word Origin for var
- a department of SE France, in Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur region. Capital: Toulon. Pop: 946 305 (2003 est). Area: 6023 sq km (2349 sq miles)
- a river in SE France, flowing southeast and south to the Mediterranean near Nice. Length: about 130 km (80 miles)
- visual aural range