Draguignan [dra-gee-nyahn] Examples noun

  1. a town in and the capital of Var, in SE France.

Var [var] noun

  1. a department in SE France. 2326 sq. mi. (6025 sq. km). Capital: Draguignan.

Examples from the Web for draguignan Historical Examples of draguignan

  • At Draguignan eight thousand National Guards take the oath in the presence of 20 000 spectators.

    The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)

    Hippolyte A. Taine

  • They grow to an immense girth, and those in Draguignan were especially fine.

    A Spring Walk in Provence

    Archibald Marshall

  • I first saw Draguignan some four miles away, as I rounded the shoulder of a hill.

    A Spring Walk in Provence

    Archibald Marshall

  • The house was built, as the antiquarians of Draguignan avow, of stone that was hewn by the Romans for less peaceful purposes.


    Henry Seton Merriman

  • British Dictionary definitions for draguignan var noun

    1. a unit of reactive power of an alternating current, equal to the product of the current measured in amperes and the voltage measured in volts

    Word Origin for var from v (olt-) a (mperes) r (eactive) Var noun

    1. a department of SE France, in Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur region. Capital: Toulon. Pop: 946 305 (2003 est). Area: 6023 sq km (2349 sq miles)
    2. a river in SE France, flowing southeast and south to the Mediterranean near Nice. Length: about 130 km (80 miles)

    VAR abbreviation for

    1. visual aural range
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