- a seaport in SE France: naval base.
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Examples from the Web for toulon
Let us hope that the authorities of Toulon were equally on the alert.In the Heart of Vosges
M. Latouche Treville, who had commanded at Boulogne, commanded now at Toulon.The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson
Tesse, as I have said, was charged with the defence of Toulon by land.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete
Duc de Saint-Simon
What wireless stations are there in the city of Toulon, General?
Toulon was awake again, and the streets were thronged as on a fête day.
- a fortified port and naval base in SE France, on the Mediterranean: naval arsenal developed by Henry IV and Richelieu, later fortified by Vauban. Pop: 160 639 (1999)