Soissons

Soissons

[swa-sawn]
noun
a city in N France, on the Aisne River: battles a.d. 486, 1918, 1944.
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Soissons (French swasɔ̃)
 
n
a city in N France, on the Aisne River: has Roman remains and an 11th-century abbey. Pop: 29 453 (1999)

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soissons

city, Aisne departement, Picardie region, northern France. The city is situated along the Aisne River in a rich agricultural valley surrounded by wooded hills. Although the city was severely damaged during World War I, and to a lesser extent in World War II, most of the old buildings for which it is famous have been restored.

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