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Aubusson

Line breaks: Au¦bus|son
Pronunciation: /ˈəʊbjʊsɒn
 
, -sɒ̃/

Definition of Aubusson in English:

noun

A fine tapestry or carpet made at Aubusson, a town in central France, especially one from the late 18th century.
Example sentences
  • I'm not sure exactly how old this rug is, but I've seen Aubussons of this era sell on EBay for 25-75 thousand dollars.

Words that rhyme with Aubusson

soupçonBesançon

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