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Rouen

[ roo-ahn, -ahn; French rwahn ]
/ ruˈɑ̃, -ˈɑn; French rwɑ̃ /
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noun
a city in and the capital of Seine-Maritime, in N France, on the Seine: famous cathedral; execution of Joan of Arc 1431.
one of a breed of domestic ducks resembling the wild mallard.

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Rouen
/ (French rwɑ̃) /

noun
a city in N France, on the River Seine: the chief river port of France; became capital of the duchy of Normandy in 912; scene of the burning of Joan of Arc (1431); university (1964). Pop: 106 592 (1999)
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