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Toulon

[too-lawn]
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noun
  1. a seaport in SE France: naval base.
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Historical Examples

  • Let us hope that the authorities of Toulon were equally on the alert.

    In the Heart of Vosges

    Matilda Betham-Edwards

  • M. Latouche Treville, who had commanded at Boulogne, commanded now at Toulon.

  • Tesse, as I have said, was charged with the defence of Toulon by land.

  • What wireless stations are there in the city of Toulon, General?

    The Destroyer

    Burton Egbert Stevenson

  • Toulon was awake again, and the streets were thronged as on a fête day.

    The Destroyer

    Burton Egbert Stevenson


British Dictionary definitions for toulon

Toulon

noun
  1. 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)
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