Alençon

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Al·en·çon

 (ăl-äN-sōN′)
A town of northwest France west-southwest of Paris. Its lacework industry dates to the 17th century.

Alençon

(French alɑ̃sɔ̃)
n
(Placename) a town in NW France: early lace-manufacturing centre. Pop: 28 935 (1999)

A•len•çon

(a lɑ̃ˈsɔ̃; Eng. əˈlɛn sən, -sɒn)

n.
a city in NW France: lace manufacture. 34,666.