alencon

Alençon

[a-lahn-sawn; English uh-len-suhn, -son]
noun
a city in and the capital of Orne, in NW France: lace manufacture.
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Orne

[awrn]
noun
a department in NW France. 2372 sq. mi. (6145 sq. km). Capital: Alençon.
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Alençon (French alɑ̃sɔ̃)
 
n
a town in NW France: early lace-manufacturing centre. Pop: 28 935 (1999)

Orne (French ɔrn)
 
n
a department of NW France, in Basse-Normandie. Capital: Alençon. Pop: 291 274 (2003 est). Area: 6144 sq km (2396 sq miles)

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