[ vin-senz; for 2 also French van-sen ]
/ vɪnˈsɛnz; for 2 also French vɛ̃ˈsɛn /
a city in SW Indiana, on the Wabash: the first permanent settlement in Indiana, 1702.
a city in N France, near Paris.
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Words nearby Vincennes
, vinca alkaloid
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How to use Vincennes in a sentence
There had been a great chase commanded in the Bois de Vincennes, for M. de Monsoreau to enter on his functions of chief huntsman.
Harrison's troops helped themselves to what they wanted, burned the deserted town, and returned to Vincennes with rapid marches.
Tecumseh sent the Governor a brief, friendly reply, in which he promised to go to Vincennes himself in a short time.
M. Jacobson had selected the sword, and would fight that very hour, in the woods of Vincennes.
British Dictionary definitions for Vincennes
/ (French vɛ̃sɛn, English vɪnˈsɛnz) /
a suburb of E Paris: 14th-century castle. Pop: 43 595 (1999)
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