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Bayeux tapestry



  1. an 11th- or 12th-century embroidery in Bayeux, nearly 70.5 m (231 ft) long by 50 cm (20 inches) high, depicting the Norman conquest of England

Example Sentences Including 'Bayeux tapestry'

The Bayeux tapestry ranks with the Pyramids and the Parthenon as one of the wonders of the world.
Boris Johnson LEND ME YOUR EARS (2003)


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