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A village of northern France south of Amiens. It was the site of the first US offensive (May 1918) in World War I.
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(kɑ̃ tiˈnyi)

a village in N France, S of Amiens: first major battle of U.S. forces in World War I, May 1918.
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* Tour Cantigny's Butterfly Hill and Gold Pond at 11 a.m.
First Over There: The Attack on Cantigny, America's First Battle of World War I.
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Cantigny Park outdoor concert series: 3 to 4:30 p.m.