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A city of north-central France west-southwest of Paris. It is best known for its magnificent palace, built by Louis XIV in the late 1600s, where the treaty ending World War I was signed in 1919.
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Versailles(vɛəˈsaɪ; -ˈseɪlz; French vɛrsɑj)
1. (Placename) a city in N central France, near Paris: site of an elaborate royal residence built for Louis XIV; seat of the French kings (1682–1789). Pop: 86 477 (2009)
2. (Historical Terms) Treaty of Versailles
a. the treaty of 1919 imposed upon Germany by the Allies (except for the US and the Soviet Union): the most important of the five peace treaties that concluded World War I
b. another name for (the Treaty of) Paris of 1783. See Paris12
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a city in N France, near Paris: palace of the French kings; peace treaty between the Allies and Germany 1919. 95,240.
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|Noun||1.||Versailles - a city in north central France near Paris; site of the Palace of Versailles that was built by Louis XIV in the 17th century|
|2.||Versailles - a palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles|
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Versailles[vɛəˈsaɪ] N → Versalles m
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