[ French zhwan-veel for 1; Portuguese zhoin-vee-li for 2 ]
/ French ʒwɛ̃ˈvil for 1; Portuguese ʒɔ̃ɪ̃ˈvi lɪ for 2 /
Jean de [zhahn duh], /ʒɑ̃ də/, 1224?–1317, French chronicler.
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Words nearby Joinville
, joint venture
, join up
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How to use Joinville in a sentence
On his route he stopped at Joinville, one of the estates of the family, recently erected in their favor into a principality.
On the twenty-eighth of February, Guise, with two hundred armed retainers, left Joinville.
"J'espre bien aussi m'en resentir ung jour," wrote the cardinal himself, a few weeks later, from Joinville.
This was M. de Joinville, who continued after his return from Genoa to show me much friendship.
British Dictionary definitions for Joinville
Jean de (ʒɑ̃ də). ?1224–1317, French chronicler, noted for his Histoire de Saint Louis (1309)
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