[vin-senz; for 2 also French van-sen]
- 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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Examples from the Web for vincennes
The distance to Vincennes by land, was a hundred and fifty miles.
Cahokia and Vincennes soon quietly succumbed to his influence.
The Bastille and Vincennes both seemed to me too near to Paris.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete
Duc de Saint-Simon
He would generally conduct her to Vincennes; at other times they would go to the theatre.
In short, it made them think of the Bois de Vincennes when they went there for a picnic.
- a suburb of E Paris: 14th-century castle. Pop: 43 595 (1999)
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