from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Maintenon, Marquise de Title of Françoise d'Aubigné. 1635-1719. French consort of Louis XIV. The widow of French writer Paul Scarron, she secretly married the king (c. 1685) after the death of his first wife.
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- n. French consort of Louis XIV who secretly married the king after the death of his first wife (1635-1719)
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