from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of northeast France east-northeast of Paris. One of the most important cities of Roman Gaul, it was long the site of the coronation of French kings. In World War II the unconditional German surrender was signed at Allied headquarters here on May 7, 1945.

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  • proper noun A city in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France.

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  • noun a city in northeastern France to the east of Paris; scene of the coronation of most French kings; site of the unconditional German surrender in 1945 at the end of World War II


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