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 (kōmp-yān′, kôN-pyĕn′yə)
A city of northern France on the Oise River northeast of Paris. The armistice ending World War I was signed in a railroad car in a nearby forest on November 11, 1918. Adolf Hitler demanded that the same car be used for the formal surrender of France in World War II on June 22, 1940.


(French kɔ̃pjɛɲ)
(Placename) a city in N France, on the Oise River: scene of the armistice at the end of World War I (1918) and of the Franco-German armistice of 1940. Pop: 41 714 (2007)


(kɔ̃ˈpyɛn yə)

a city in N France, on the Oise River: nearby were signed the armistices between the Allies and Germany 1918, and between Germany and France 1940. 40,720.
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This year marks the centenary of the signing of the Armistice that ended the First World War in the forest of Compiegne, France, at 11am on November 11, 1918.
This year marks the centenary of the event, which took place in the forest of Compiegne, France, at 11am on November 11, 1918.
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Armistice Day, which coincides with Remembrance Day and Veterans Day is commemorated every year on November 11 to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of the First World War and Germany at Compiegne, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of the First World War, which took effect at eleven o'clock in the morning -- the 'eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month' of 1918.
Specialty pharmaceutical company Horizon Pharma Inc (Nasdaq:HZNP) announced on Thursday the approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the use of Sanofi's manufacturing site in Compiegne, France, to manufacture DUEXIS (ibuprofen/famotidine), a proprietary single-tablet combination of ibuprofen (800 mg) and famotidine (26.
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