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Noyon

noun
  1. a town in N France: scene of the coronations of Charlemagne (768) and Hugh Capet (987); birthplace of John Calvin. Pop: 14 471 (1999)
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Historical Examples

  • "C and B are coming round by the Noyon bridge," he informed me.

    Pushed and the Return Push

    George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)

  • With low obeisances they begged the foreign "Noyon" to enter the yurta.

    Beasts, Men and Gods

    Ferdinand Ossendowski

  • With them he set his course toward Noyon, eleven miles to the southeast.

  • Soissons was laid out on a plan which recalls the plan of Noyon.

  • In 1278 Noyon owed 16,000 pounds which it was unable to pay.