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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Perhaps from Valence in France.

Noun

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valencia (countable and uncountable, plural valencias)

  1. A kind of woven fabric for waistcoats, having the weft of wool and the warp of silk or cotton.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 valencia”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.)

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Spanish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Late Latin valentia, from Latin valēns.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (Spain) /baˈlenθja/ [baˈlẽn̟.θja]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /baˈlensja/ [baˈlẽn.sja]
  • Rhymes: -enθja
  • Rhymes: -ensja
  • Syllabification: va‧len‧cia

Noun

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valencia f (plural valencias)

  1. valency, valence
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