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Avignon

Pronunciation: /ˈavɪnjɒ̃/
/aviɲɔ̃/
A city on the Rhône in SE France; population 94,787 (2006). From 1309 until 1377 it was the residence of the popes during their exile from Rome, and was papal property until the French Revolution.
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