Palace of Versailles

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Noun1.Palace of Versailles - a palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of VersaillesPalace of Versailles - a palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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1919: A Peace Treaty between German representatives and Allied powers was signed in the Palace of Versailles in northern France, officially ending the First World War.
neil McLennan, a lecturer from Aberdeen University, has been invited to give the talk at the Palace of Versailles by the United States Centennial Commission.
Fearing possible unrest, authorities stated that they were closing the Palace of Versailles and its gardens, a top tourist venue, on Saturday.
From hours spent belting balls against a mattress in the garage of his home in a tough, drug-blighted neighbourhood of Salt Lake City to the riches of the Palace of Versailles where he was among the guests of honour at Wednesday's gala dinner.
They play landscape gardeners who fall in love while transforming the grounds of Louis XIV's Palace of Versailles. (2014/12) ???
Writing about time travel can easily make world building difficult and disjointed, but Graudin succeeds in rooting Far and the other characters firmly in their own futuristic society, whilst also writing beautifully textured and historically accurate scenes in the Palace of Versailles, aboard the Titanic and in the intense, dusty heat of Rome's Coliseum.
The pieces are mainly sourced from the Musee du Louvre, but a few are from the Palace of Versailles museum and other French institutions.
In this dystopian world, a subset of the population lives in the Palace of Versailles, as if it is the eighteenth century with hidden technology to make their lives easier.
The hotel's resolutely contemporary design, draws its inspiration directly from the neighbouring Palace of Versailles.
THERE'S a touch of the Palace of Versailles during the final years of the reign of Louis XVI about the Taoiseach's office these days.
This year, the list had many great locations, such as Japan's Ogasawara Islands, France's Palace of Versailles, the United States' Yellowstone National Park, China's Danxia and Australia's Fraser Island.