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Definition: to mark (figuratively); to line, stretch along

Le voyage a été jalonné d'incidents de toutes sortes - The trip was marked by all kinds of incidents

Quels sont les évènements importants qui ont jalonné sa vie ces vingt dernières années ? - What are the important events which have marked his life over the last twenty years?

J'aime bien ces fleurs qui jalonnent l'autoroute - I really like these flowers that stretch along the highway

Related: un jalon - surveyor's staff, landmark, milestone; le jalonnement - marking out

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Pronunciation: [zhah luh nay]Audio Link
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