Definition of Valenciennes in English:

Valenciennes

noun

  • A type of bobbin lace.

    • ‘The lace is really handmade Valenciennes.’
    • ‘By the 19th century Valenciennes lace could be made by machine.’

Origin

Named after a town in northeastern France, where it was made in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Pronunciation:

Valenciennes

/ˌvalən-//vəˌlensēˈen/