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A city of eastern France north of Lyon. It is an industrial center and a transportation hub noted for its foodstuffs, including mustard and cassis.
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(French diʒɔ̃)
(Placename) a city in E France: capital of the former duchy of Burgundy. Pop: 151 576 (2008)
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a city in E central France. 145,569.
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Noun1.Dijon - an industrial city in eastern France to the north of Lyons
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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No, we sat calmly down--it was in old Dijon, which is so easy to spell and so impossible to pronounce except when you civilize it and call it Demijohn--and poured out rich Burgundian wines and munched calmly through a long table d'hote bill of fare, snail patties, delicious fruits and all, then paid the trifle it cost and stepped happily aboard the train again, without once cursing the railroad company.
AMONG the most eyecatching results in France this season was Dijon's 6-3 thumping of Saint-Etienne in the French Cup, but the Reds have been unable to translate results like that to their league campaign.
"What's the deal with the 'myth' tattoo?" I ask Dijon Duenas, jutting my chin at the word inked into his muscular left biceps, inches below the cuff of a mustard-yellow Beat Happening T-shirt."There's just something about symbology and what I want to do--and what I hope to do--in music," says the 26-year-old, who's currently best known as the former vocalist of the R&B duo Abhi//Dijon.
PAPY Djilobodji claims one Premier League team contacted him before his summer deadline-day loan move to Dijon.
Southampton, United Kingdom, May 19, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Eastern Airways, which has developed a French network of services from its base in Dijon, will launch a new summer service from Southampton International Airport to Dijon in Eastern France.
On the West Coast, particularly in Oregon and California, the Dijon clones have come in for special attention.
Interestingly, the notaries of at least the city of Dijon had by the late eighteenth century formally agreed to protect the privacy rights of mothers, promising not to submit declarations of pregnancy to the stamp tax authorities unless the mother needed to use the document in court.
On day 9, after his arrival in the town of Dijon, he had chills and fever (40[degrees]C), weakness, malaise, diarrhea, and headache.
Birmingham Bullets' Champions Cup dreams were extinguished in heartbreaking fashion as they lost 85-84 to Dijon, writes Jim Boardman.
12-5 Dijon, 5-4 Marseille, 5-2 draw Dijon BTTS Marseille 32% | 52% Win & both score 9% | 13% Over 2.5 goals 50% | 61% Win to nil 14% | 30% Leading scorers Dijon Shirt Goals First MPG J Tavares 11 3 1 306 M Abeid 8 3 0 610 Jules Keita 23 2 0 194 N Aguerd 4 2 2 217 W Said 9 2 2 256 Marseille Shirt Goals First MPG F Thauvin 26 11 1 220 D Payet 10 4 1 313 M Sanson 8 4 3 522 C N'Jie 14 2 0 243 V Germain 28 2 0 256 MPG career minutes per goal.
Breen, "Addressing La Ville des Dieux: Entry Ceremonies and Urban Audiences in Seventeenth-Century Dijon"