Vienne

[ vyen ]
/ vyɛn /

noun

a city in SE France, on the Rhone River, S of Lyons: Roman ruins.
a department in W France. 2,720 sq. mi. (7,045 sq. km). Capital: Poitiers.

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Vienne
/ (French vjɛn) /

noun

a department of W central France, in Poitou-Charentes region. Capital: Poitiers. Pop: 402 555 (2003 est). Area: 7044 sq km (2747 sq miles)
a town in SE France, on the River Rhône: extensive Roman remainsAncient name: Vienna
a river in SW central France, flowing west and north to the Loire below Chinon. Length: over 350 km (200 miles)
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