Definitions for valenciennesvəˌlɛn siˈɛnz, -ˈɛn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Va•len•ci•ennesvəˌlɛn siˈɛnz, -ˈɛn(n.)
a city in N France, SE of Lille. 43,202.
Category: Geography (places)
a flat bobbin lace of linen.
A town in the region of Nord, in the north-east of France
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an ancient fortified city in the dep. Nord, France, on the Scheldt, 32 m. SE. of Lille, with a citadel planned by Vauban, a fine town-hall, and a modern Gothic church and other buildings; has textile manufactures, besides iron-works, and was once famous for its lace.
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