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Draguignan

[dra-gee-nyahn]
noun
  1. a town in and the capital of Var, in SE France.
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Var

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

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.

    A Spring Walk in Provence

    Archibald Marshall

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

    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

var

noun
  1. 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
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Word Origin for var

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

Var

noun
  1. 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)
  2. a river in SE France, flowing southeast and south to the Mediterranean near Nice. Length: about 130 km (80 miles)
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VAR

abbreviation for
  1. visual aural range
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