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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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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Chartres, France, during the light show that runs every night from April to October
But the long day of cycling and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Chartres, France, during the light show that runs every night from April to October Thankfully, the restaurant at O Gayot Hotel, where we're staying, is one of the best in town, so it's only a short walk upstairs from table to bed.
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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