Definition of Valenciennes in English:


Syllabification: Va·len·ci·ennes
Pronunciation: /vəˌlensēˈen, ˌvalən-


A type of bobbin lace.
More example sentences
  • The lace is really handmade Valenciennes.
  • By the 19th century Valenciennes lace could be made by machine.


named after a town in northeastern France, where it was made in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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