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- A city of southeast France on the Rhone River. It was the seat of the papacy from 1309 to 1378 and the residence of several antipopes from 1378 to 1417.
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- proper noun A city in
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- 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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(AVIGNON) - EU foreign ministers travelled from Paris to Avignon aboard a special high-speed train decked out in European colours in a show of unity over the Georgia crisis.
The great "Demoiselles d'Avignon" is in the Museum of Modern Art in New York, as is "Ma Jolie."
And I love to hear of new blossoming loves - my French husband and I also met in Avignon (or at least on the train to Avignon) so it's a good start.
I stayed for 2 weeks in Avignon and stayed with a beautiful French family and I could NOT speak French.
France won the first game of the tournament 58-24 against Ireland in Avignon yesterday, in front of a near-15,000 crowd.
I was buying kilos of lavende while in France and then creating little sachets to sell for New Haven Sister Cities (Avignon is a Jumelege to New Haven) but it was just too time consuming, therefore, we switched to buying them already made.
The painting was hanging at the Collection Lambert gallery in Avignon, France.
Arriving in Avignon, I notice the colorful wooden péniches* lined up "à la queue leu leu" * along the Rhône river.
At the Vatican Archives, I came across some big paper registers written when the papal court was in Avignon, France (1309-1378).
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon is the rift, the break that divides past and future.