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Joinville

[French zhwan-veel for 1; Portuguese zhoin-vee-li for 2]
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noun
  1. Jean de [zhahn duh] /ʒɑ̃ də/, 1224?–1317, French chronicler.
  2. Joinvile.
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Examples from the Web for joinville

Historical Examples

  • "Yes; but the Prince of Joinville is the handsomest," the king rejoined.

    Henry IV, Makers of History

    John S. C. Abbott

  • But what on earth are you going to do with that red and blue Joinville?

  • But Joinville and Baldwin of Rheims rendered their comrades good service.

    The Boy Crusaders

    John G. Edgar

  • Joinville very soon discovered that he had scarcely a chance of escape.

    The Boy Crusaders

    John G. Edgar

  • And at this moment a terrible spectacle arrested Joinville's attention.

    The Boy Crusaders

    John G. Edgar


British Dictionary definitions for joinville

Joinville

noun
  1. Jean de (ʒɑ̃ də). ?1224–1317, French chronicler, noted for his Histoire de Saint Louis (1309)
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