Definition of Valenciennes in English:


Line breaks: Val¦en|ci¦ennes
Pronunciation: /ˌvalɒ̃ˈsjɛn


[mass noun]
  • 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 NE France, where it was made in the 17th and 18th cents.

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