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a town in Calvados, N France, in Normandy, near the English Channel: museum displaying the Bayeux tapestry, commemorating the Norman conquest of England in 1066.
Contemporary Examples

A few miles south of the city of Bayeux is one of the smallest cemeteries.
The Deadly Trap Behind D-Day’s Beaches Clive Irving June 4, 2014

Historical Examples

He’s crazy to go to Bayeux and see the tapestry, and it isn’t so very far.
Seeing France with Uncle John Anne Warner

Mention should also be made of the wonderful Bayeux Tapestry.
Quilts Marie D. Webster

Once a cathedral, always a cathedral was the theory which led us to Lisieux en route for Bayeux.
Cathedral Cities of France Herbert Marshall

He was the owner of the omnibus which ran between Arromanches and Bayeux.
A Zola Dictionary J. G. Patterson

Matilda, the wife of William the Conqueror, and her women made the famous Bayeux tapestry, which was really embroidery.
Woman’s Club Work and Programs Caroline French Benton

And then it’s not far from Bayeux, so that folks are by no means savages there.
Fruitfulness Emile Zola

The columns are decidedly Norman, the costumes and helmets bearing close resemblance to those on the Bayeux tapestry.
Rambles in an Old City S. S. Madders

A representation of the landing is one of the designs in the Bayeux tapestry.
Highways & Byways in Sussex E.V. Lucas

The names and values of the forty-nine prebends of Bayeux appear in the Mmoires des Antiq.
The Chronicle of the Norman Conquest Master Wace

a town in NW France, on the River Aure: its museum houses the Bayeux tapestry and there is a 13th-century cathedral: dairy foods, plastic. Pop: 14 961 (1999)


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