Definition of Rouen in US English:

Rouen

proper noun

  • A port on the Seine River in northwestern France, capital of Haute-Normandie; population 110,276 (2006). Rouen was in English possession from the time of the Norman Conquest until captured by the French in 1204, and again 1419–49; in 1431 Joan of Arc was tried and burned at the stake there.

Pronunciation

Rouen

/-ˈäN/