Argenteuil


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Argenteuil

(French arʒɑ̃tœj)
n
(Placename) a suburb of Paris, France, with a convent (656) that became famous when Héloïse was abbess (12th century). Pop: 103 250 (2008)
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Ar•gen•teuil

(ar ʒɑ̃ˈtœ yə)

n.
a city in N France, on the Seine near Paris. 103,141.
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She spent the most of her childhood in the convent of Argenteuil --never heard of Argenteuil before, but suppose there was really such a place.
She had become prioress of Argenteuil and led a life of complete seclusion.
"Japanese and American tourists often come to Argenteuil hoping to see where they painted.
Only 15 minutes by train from Paris, Argenteuil was a paradise for the Impressionists.