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

  • A city of southern Quebec, Canada, on Montreal Island west of Montreal. Population: 57,600.


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  • Rev. Alan T. Perry, the Anglican pastor of St. Barnabas Church in Pierrefonds, took James to task for her decision last week to bar a woman wearing a niqab from French classes for immigrants.

    Rev. Alan T Perry should wear a burka « Anglican Samizdat

  • Instead, volunteers relied on the generosity of cities, such as Pierrefonds and Dollard des Ormeaux, to provide space for cheerleaders to practice.

    The Westmount Examiner

  • The site is ideally situated for trips into Paris, just 90 minutes away by coach, or to Disneyland Paris, while the Chateau de Pierrefonds, the setting for the BBC TV series Merlin, is just a short drive away. • + 33 3 23 55 50 02,; a seven-night stay in a holiday home sleeping up to six costs from €810-960 in the summer holidays.

    Family camping in France

  • The commission concluded this week that College Charlemagne was wrong to forbid Waseem to wear her hijab to class when she was a student at the Pierrefonds high school two years ago.

    Good news, good news, and bad news

  • Pierrefonds which arrived there at ten, that could only be because going to Pierrefonds was a lawful act, for which permission from

    Swann's Way

  • He had had the sudden idea, so as to contrive to visit Compiègne and Pierrefonds without letting it be supposed that his object was to meet Odette, of securing an invitation from one of his friends, the Marquis de Forestelle, who had a country house in that neighbourhood.

    Swann's Way

  • ANNOUNCER: Lisa Menard from Pierrefonds, Canada, asks, "What are the views of the Northern Alliance of Afghanistan on the West and on women?"

    CNN Transcript Oct 30, 2001

  • For forty years Saint Germain has been in a state of restoration, and like the restoration of Pierrefonds it has swallowed up fantastic sums.

    Royal Palaces and Parks of France

  • We passed by the eastern edge, close by the extraordinary château of Pierrefonds, built by Viollet le Duc to the exact model of the old castle of the thirteenth century, a huge pile of turrets and battlements, like one of Gustave Doré's nightmares; and then struck across the open towards Morienval.

    The Doings of the Fifteenth Infantry Brigade August 1914 to March 1915

  • The Castle of Arques (1038), and of Château Guillard (1195), are indeed older than this of Rouen, but the ruins of their donjon-keeps do not show anything like the character of the Tour Jeanne d'Arc, which is itself earlier in date than either Coucy (1228) or Pierrefonds (1390).

    The Story of Rouen


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