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Join·vi·le

also Join·vil·le  (zhoiN-vē′lē)
A city of southern Brazil north-northeast of Pôrto Alegre. Founded c. 1850 by German immigrants, it is an important industrial center.

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 (zhwăN-vēl′), Jean de 1224?-1317.
French chronicler who wrote Histoire de Saint Louis (1309), the principal source on the life of Louis IX.
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Joinville

(French ʒwɛ̃vil)
n
(Biography) Jean de (ʒɑ̃ də). ?1224–1317, French chronicler, noted for his Histoire de Saint Louis (1309)
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(ʒwɛ̃ˈvil for 1; ʒɔ̃ɪ̃ˈvi li for 2 )

n.
1. Jean de (zhä n), 1224?–1317, French chronicler.
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