Compiegne meaning

kōmp-yān, kôɴ-pyĕnyə
A city of northern France on the Oise River northeast of Paris. The armistice ending World War I was signed in a railroad car in a nearby forest on November 11, 1918. Adolf Hitler demanded that the same car be used for the formal surrender of France in World War II on June 22, 1940.
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Town in N France, on the Oise River: the armistices between the Allies & Germany (1918) & between Germany & France (1940) were signed near here.
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