Vienne


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Vienne

(French vjɛn)
n
1. (Placename) a department of W central France, in Poitou-Charentes region. Capital: Poitiers. Pop: 402 555 (2003 est). Area: 7044 sq km (2747 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a town in SE France, on the River Rhône: extensive Roman remains. Ancient name: Vienna
3. (Placename) a river in SW central France, flowing west and north to the Loire below Chinon. Length: over 350 km (200 miles)

Vienne

(vyɛn)

n.
a city in SE France, on the Rhone River, S of Lyons: Roman ruins. 28,753.
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Noun1.Vienne - a town in south central France where is 1311-1313 the Roman Catholic Church held one of its councils
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
2.Vienne - the council in 1311-1313 that dealt with alleged crimes of the Knights Templar, planned a new crusade, and took on the reformation of the clergy
council - (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine
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