Associations to the word «Avignon»


AVIGNON, proper noun. A city in Provence, France.
AVIGNON BERRIES, noun. Plural of Avignon berry
AVIGNON BERRY, noun. The fruit of rock buckthorn, or Avignon buckthorn, of the species Rhamnus saxafilis, Rhamnus infectorius, and others of the same genus, used by dyers and painters for coloring yellow.

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AVIGNON, noun. A town in southeastern France on the Rhone River; the seat of the papacy from 1309 to 1378 and the residence of antipopes during the Great Schism.

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Aldous Huxley