[ ma-yen ]
/ maˈyɛn /
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a department in W France. 2,012 sq. mi. (5,210 sq. km). Capital: Laval.
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Words nearby Mayenne
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How to use Mayenne in a sentence
I have never prayed for vengeance on M. de Mayenne, author of my martyrdom, nor on Nicholas David, his instrument.
The Duc de Mayenne led away the new king, while the other two brothers exchanged an ironical smile.
Of the success your discourse had met with, and the compliments paid to you by the Duc de Guise and M. de Mayenne.
The Duke of Mayenne, a brother of the victim, called indeed the Leaguers to arms; and made war upon the king.History of the English People|John Richard Green
But how can you, who fear M. de Mayenne so much, be defended by the soldiers of M. de Guise?The Forty-Five Guardsmen|Alexandre Dumas
British Dictionary definitions for Mayenne
/ (French majɛn) /
a department of NW France, in Pays de la Loire region. Capital: Laval. Pop: 290 780 (2003 est). Area: 5212 sq km (2033 sq miles)
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