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A city of northeast France east of Paris. The Huns under Attila were defeated here in ad 451.



a city in NE France: defeat of Attila A.D. 451. 51,137.
Also called Châ•lons-sur-Marne (ʃa lɔ̃ sürˈmarn)
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Noun1.Chalons - the battle in which Attila the Hun was defeated by the Romans and Visigoths in 451
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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The reader knows the manner of death of Robert de Clermont, Marshal of France, and of Jean de Châlons, Marshal of Champagne; and yet the question was only of a certain Perrin Marc, the clerk of a money-changer, a miserable assassin; but the two marshals had broken the doors of St.