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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.
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(ˈʃɑːtrə; ʃɑːt; French ʃartrə)
(Placename) a city in NW France: Gothic cathedral; market town. Pop: 41 588 (2006)
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(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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The day after his departure from Paris, he was left at Chartres, at the house of an old friend D'Artagnan had met with in an hotelier of that city.
And she also knew where the Lebruns lived, on Chartres Street.
From the "Master of Sentences," he had passed to the "Capitularies of Charlemagne;" and he had devoured in succession, in his appetite for science, decretals upon decretals, those of Theodore, Bishop of Hispalus; those of Bouchard, Bishop of Worms; those of Yves, Bishop of Chartres; next the decretal of Gratian, which succeeded the capitularies of Charlemagne; then the collection of Gregory IX.; then the Epistle of
He had talked to her about Cronshaw, she would see him; and there was Lawson, he had gone to Paris for a couple of months; and they would go to the Bal Bullier; there were excursions; they would make trips to Versailles, Chartres, Fontainebleau.
Archer remembered Dallas's wrath at being asked to contemplate Mont Blanc instead of Rheims and Chartres. But Mary and Bill wanted mountain-climbing, and had already yawned their way in Dallas's wake through the English cathedrals; and May, always fair to her children, had insisted on holding the balance evenly between their athletic and artistic proclivities.
Time was when none but my countrymen could do these things; but there is Clement of Chartres and others in France who are very worthy workmen.
The Chartres Lodging Group, LLC, has completed its purchase of the 910-room Adam's Mark Hotel St.
But for Anglican Bishop Richard Chartres of London, who has pledged to refrain from air travel for a year, as a sign of his commitment to the environment, the journey earlier this month meant a 1,000-kilometre train voyage with changes in Brussels and Berlin.
LONDON -- Anglican Bishop of London Richard Chartres, has called on churches to lead the way in reducing global warming by installing solar panels on their roofs, reports the U.K.
The Rosary is featured prominently during the annual pilgrimage to Chartres Cathedral, France, dedicated to Our Lady.