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  1. Vaucluse(ProperNoun)

    One of the du00E9partements of Provence-Alpes-Cu00F4te d'Azur, France (INSEE code 84)

Freebase

  1. Vaucluse

    The Vaucluse is a department in the southeast of France, named after the famous spring, the Fontaine-de-Vaucluse. The name Vaucluse derives from the Latin Vallis Clausis as the valley here ends in a cliff face from which emanates a spring whose origin is so far in and so deep that it remains to be defined.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Vaucluse

    (valley shut in) (235), department in the SE. of France; chief industries agriculture, silk-weaving, pottery, &c., and with a village of the name, 19 m. E. of Avignon, famous for its fountain and as the retreat of Petrarch for 16 years.

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