Compiègne

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Com·piègne

 (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.
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Compiègne

(French kɔ̃pjɛɲ)
n
(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)
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Com•piègne

(kɔ̃ˈpyɛn yə)

n.
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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Finally she was hidden in a cart of haystack and brought to Compiegne, France.
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President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met in Compiegne, France, where the Armistice was signed in a railway carriage.
Shortly after 5 am on 11 November 1918 in a railway carriage in the forest at Compiegne, France, a bevy of Allied officers watched as grim-faced Germans reluctandy signed a ceasefire agreement.
It was at 11am on November 11, 1918 that the armistice was signed by the Allies of World War I and Germany at Compiegne, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front.
The armistice was signed between the allies and Germany at Compiegne, France, and took effect on the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month".
On that day in 1918, the Allies and Germany signed the armistice in Compiegne, France, which took effect on the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month".
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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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