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 (fŏn′tĭn-blō′, fôN-tĕn-blō′)
A town of northern France southeast of Paris. Its chateau (built by Francis I) was long a royal palace and is now the summer residence of the president of France. The revocation of the Edict of Nantes was signed here in 1685.
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(ˈfɒntɪnˌbləʊ; French fɔ̃tɛnblo)
(Placename) a town in N France, in the Forest of Fontainebleau: famous for its palace (now a museum), one of the largest royal residences in France, built largely by Francis I (16th century). Pop: 16 236 (2006)
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(ˈfɒn tɪnˌbloʊ)

a town in N France, SE of Paris: residence of French kings. 19,595.
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The concept of European citizenship originates in the documents of the European Council in Fontainbleau in 1984.
The first section covers the forerunners to Impressionism, defining a new approach to nature as they painted in the forest of Fontainbleau in the mid-1800s, among them Rousseau, Dupre, Diaz de la Pe[+ or -]a.
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The following horse riders qualified to the finals: Mahmoud bin Marhoon al-Fori, after passing 160km French Florac race, riding the horse Ghazali, and passing 160 km French Fontainbleau race on horseback Punjab, Ali bin Hassan al-Farsi, after passing 160 km German Deligen race, riding Kalam, and passing 160km French Compaign race, riding Kalam, Ahmed bin Salim al-Hamdani riding Rakas, after passing 160km French Florac race, Sami bin Said al-Balushi riding Khanjar, after passing stages of 160km French Florac race, Hisham bin Saleh al-Farsi, riding Rifal, after passing 160km French Compaign race and Abdullah bin Said al-Siyabi on Punjab, after passing the stages of the 120 km British Royal Windsor race.
Mahmoud bin Marhoon Al Fori, qualified after winning the 160-kilometre French Florac race while riding the horse Ghazali and also clearing the 160-kilometre French Fontainbleau race while riding the horse Punjab.
Headliner DJ Mad Linx, South Beach Miami Fontainbleau resident, as he brings the sounds of Miami to All-Star weekend and takes the party to a whole other level.
Ian Williams' French-bred revisited his roots when winning a conditions hurdle at Fontainbleau before finishing sixth in a Grade 2 contest at Auteuil last month.