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 (shärt, shär′trə)
A city of northern France southwest of Paris. Its 13th-century cathedral is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture noted for its stained glass and asymmetric spires.


(ˈʃɑːtrə; ʃɑːt; French ʃartrə)
(Placename) a city in NW France: Gothic cathedral; market town. Pop: 41 588 (2006)


(ˈʃɑr trə, ʃɑrt; Fr. ˈʃar trə)

a city in N France, SW of Paris: cathedral. 41,251.
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Noun1.Chartres - a town in northern France that is noted for its Gothic Cathedral
Chartres Cathedral - a Gothic cathedral in northern France; built in 13th century
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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Thomas parishioner, will facilitate "The Road to Jerusalem," relying on her experience in walking labyrinths and offering similar programs since the time she walked her first labyrinth at the Cathedral of Chartres, France, one of the oldest Christian labyrinths.
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UPDATE HANNAH MILEY set a new Scottish record to win her second silver medal in as many days at the European Short-Course Championships in Chartres, France.