from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of north-central France west-southwest of Paris. It is best known for its magnificent palace, built by Louis XIV in the mid-17th century, where the treaty ending World War I was signed in 1919. Population: 86,400.

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  • proper n. A suburb of Paris, formerly the capital of France.
  • proper n. The Palace of Versailles

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a city in north central France near Paris; site of the Palace of Versailles that was built by Louis XIV in the 17th century
  • n. a palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles


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