Valenciennes(redirected from Margraviate of Valenciennes)
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A city of northern France near the Belgian border southeast of Lille. An important medieval town, it became noted for its lace industry in the 1400s.
(Textiles) a flat bobbin lace typically having scroll and floral designs and originally made of linen, now often cotton
[named after Valenciennes2, where it was originally made]
(Placename) a town in N France, on the River Escaut: a coal-mining and heavy industrial centre. Pop: 41 278 (1999)
Va•len•ci•ennes(vəˌlɛn siˈɛnz, -ˈɛn)
1. a city in N France, SE of Lille. 43,202.
2. a flat bobbin lace of linen.
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|Noun||1.||Valenciennes - a town in northeastern France long noted for its lace industry|
|2.||Valenciennes - a type of bobbin lace with floral patterns|