See also: sillón

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French sillon (furrow)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sillon (plural sillons)

  1. (military, historical) A work raised in the middle of a wide ditch, to defend it.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Crabb to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for sillon in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French seillon, from seille +‎ -on, seiller.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /si.jɔ̃/
  • (file)

NounEdit

sillon m (plural sillons)

  1. (agriculture) furrow
  2. groove, fissure
    sillons d'un disquerecord grooves
    le sillon alpin(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  3. (urbanism) corridor
    le sillon lorrainthe Lorraine corridor

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