Draguignan

[ dra-gee-nyahn ]
/ dra giˈnyɑ̃ /
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noun

a town in and the capital of Var, in SE France.

Definition for draguignan (2 of 2)

Var

[ var ]
/ var /

noun

a department in SE France. 2326 sq. mi. (6025 sq. km). Capital: Draguignan.
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Examples from the Web for draguignan

  • At Draguignan eight thousand National Guards take the oath in the presence of 20 000 spectators.

  • I first saw Draguignan some four miles away, as I rounded the shoulder of a hill.

    A Spring Walk in Provence|Archibald Marshall
  • They grow to an immense girth, and those in Draguignan were especially fine.

    A Spring Walk in Provence|Archibald Marshall
  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for draguignan (1 of 3)

var

/ (vɑː) /

noun

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

from v (olt-) a (mperes) r (eactive)

British Dictionary definitions for draguignan (2 of 3)

Var

/ (French var) /

noun

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)

British Dictionary definitions for draguignan (3 of 3)

VAR


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