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town in N France, near Paris: site of a palace of former kings of France: pop. 15,000
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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. Population: 15,900.