Fontainebleau

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Fon·taine·bleau

 (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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Fontainebleau

(ˈfɒntɪnˌbləʊ; French fɔ̃tɛnblo)
n
(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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Fon•taine•bleau

(ˈfɒn tɪnˌbloʊ)

n.
a town in N France, SE of Paris: residence of French kings. 19,595.
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