avignon avignon  /ˈæ vɪ ˌnjɔn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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

News

  1. All You Needed was a Glass ... for the 4th Annual International Grenache Day (#Grenacheday) Toasted around the World!

    AVIGNON, France, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 4th Annual International Grenache Day 2013 (#GrenacheDay) has come and gone but the taste of this voluptuous wine lingers on with upcoming Grenache Association ...
    on September 30, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. What to do when your river cruise turns into a bus tour

    It was supposed to be the vacation of a lifetime for Pat and James Frost — a river cruise in France on the Viking Europe, from Avignon to Chalon-sur-Saone. The retired couple from Concord, Ohio, even added three days in Paris to round off their bucket-list vacation.        
    on September 28, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

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Quotes

  • "They were weapons. To help people stop being ruled by spirits, to free themselves. Tools. If we give a form to these spirits, we become free...... I understood why I became a painter...... 'Demoiselle d'Avignon' must have come to me that day,"...
    on Feb 6, 2006 By: Pablo Picasso Source: iAfrica.com

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