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Definition of vignette noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a short piece of writing or acting that clearly shows what a particular person, situation, etc. is like a charming vignette of Colonial life
  2. 2a small picture or drawing, especially on the first page of a book Each vignette represents one of the four seasons.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: vignette