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  1. a department in SE France. 1382 sq. mi. (3580 sq. km). Capital: Avignon.
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Examples from the Web for vaucluse

Historical Examples

  • Pilgrims to Vaucluse must be prepared to pay dear for the privilege.

    The Roof of France

    Matilda Betham-Edwards

  • But alas, the weather will not permit of our visiting Vaucluse.

  • It is a part of the merit of Vaucluse indeed that it is as much as possible a surprise.

  • This was the crude state of mind in which I determined to go, at any risk, to Vaucluse.

  • I lost no time in perceiving that I could not have come to Vaucluse at a better moment.

British Dictionary definitions for vaucluse


  1. a department of SE France, in Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur region. Capital: Avignon. Pop: 517 810 (2003 est). Area: 3578 sq km (1395 sq miles)
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