Valenciennes - translation to french
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Valenciennes - translation to french

FRENCH COMMUNE IN NORD, HAUTS-DE-FRANCE
Valenciennes, France; Valencijn; Valentianae; Margraviate of Valenciennes; Valenciennois
  • Gare de Valenciennes
  • Valenciennes town hall
  • [[Stade du Hainaut]]
  • Théâtre Le Phénix
  • La Maison Espagnole, now home to the tourist information office
  • Valenciennes tramway line No. 1 – ''Université'' Station
  • Museum of Fine Arts of Valenciennes.
  • Valenciennes in the 17th century.

Valenciennes         
Valenciennes, city in France
valenciennes      
n. valenciennes-like fabric made of cotton

Definition

Valenciennes
[?val?Valenciennes'sj?n]
¦ noun a type of bobbin lace.
Origin
named after a town in NE France, where it was made in the 17th and 18th cents.

Wikipedia

Valenciennes

Valenciennes (, also UK: , US: , French: [valɑ̃sjɛn] (listen); also Dutch: Valencijn; Picard: Valincyinnes or Valinciennes; Latin: Valentianae) is a commune in the Nord department, Hauts-de-France, France.

It lies on the Scheldt (French: Escaut) river. Although the city and region experienced a steady population decline between 1975 and 1990, it has since rebounded. The 1999 census recorded that the population of the commune of Valenciennes was 41,278, and that of the metropolitan area was 39,677.

Examples of use of Valenciennes
1. Valenciennes en Ligue 1, c‘est une heureuse surprise.
2. Valenciennes, Sedan et Lorient sont les trois clubs promus.
3. Cette saison, il a fait accéder Valenciennes en Ligue deux.
4. Leclerc avait déjà réussi son passage avec Lens avant de faire accéder Valenciennes en Ligue 2.
5. Le prolongement de la ligne SNCF de Valenciennes vers Mons, côté belge.