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Rou·en 1

 (ro͞o-än′, -äN′)
A city of northern France on the Seine River west-northwest of Paris. Of pre-Roman origin, it was repeatedly raided by the Norse in the ninth century, became the capital of medieval Normandy in the tenth century, and was held by the English from 1419 to 1449. Joan of Arc was burned at the stake here in 1431.

Rou·en 2

 (ro͞o-än′, -äN′)
Any of a breed of domestic ducks descended from and resembling the mallard.

[After Rouen1.]
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(French rwɑ̃)
(Placename) a city in N France, on the River Seine: the chief river port of France; became capital of the duchy of Normandy in 912; scene of the burning of Joan of Arc (1431); university (1964). Pop: 110 276 (2006)
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(ruˈɑ̃, -ˈɑn)

a city in N France, on the Seine: execution of Joan of Arc 1431. 105,083.
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[ˈruːɑ̃ːŋ] NRuán m
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