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Avignon Syllabification: A·vi·gnon
Pronunciation: /ˌavənˈyôn/

Definition of Avignon in English:

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

Words that rhyme with Avignon

Sauvignon • Semillon

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