Rouen[ro̵̅o̅ än′; Frrwän]
city & port in NW France, on the Seine: pop. 103,000
A city of northern France on the Seine River west-northwest of Paris. Of pre-Roman origin, it was repeatedly raided by the Norse in the ninth century, became the capital of medieval Normandy in the tenth century, and was held by the English from 1419 to 1449. Joan of Arc was burned at the stake here in 1431.
Any of a breed of domestic ducks descended from and resembling the mallard.
Origin of RouenAfter Rouen1.