[ vahn-dohm ]

  1. Louis Jo·seph de [lwee zhaw-zefduh], /lwi ʒɔˈzɛf də/, 1654–1712, French general and marshal.

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How to use Vendôme in a sentence

  • He already owned the Paris Ritz in the Place Vendome where the suite the couple spent time in had been named the “Windsor suite.”

    Buying the Royal Jewels | Martyn Gregory | December 3, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • He is the author of The Private World of Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé (Vendome) and Une Vie Saint Laurent (Albin Michel).

    Is Couture Dying? | Robert Murphy | January 27, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • He once gainsaid the talent of Louis Lambert, his Vendome school-mate.

    Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
  • We have placed him on the top of the Vendome Column, but we had the good taste not to stick him up in every provincial city.

    Friend Mac Donald | Max O'Rell
  • However luxurious the apartment of the Place Vendome might be, it could not compensate for the loss of these marvels.

    The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
  • He travelled at the rear of the conspirators as far as Vendome, intending to support them in case of their success.

    Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac
  • Bodard owned the magnificent mansion in the place Vendome, which the fermier-general, Dange, had lately been forced to leave.

    Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac

British Dictionary definitions for Vendôme


/ (French vɑ̃dom) /

  1. Louis Joseph de (lwi ʒozɛf də). 1654–1712, French marshal, noted for his command during the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14)

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