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Maintenon, Marquise de

Line breaks: Mar|quise de Main|te¦non
Pronunciation: /ˈmãtənɒ̃
 
, mɛ̃tnɔ̃/

Definition of Maintenon, Marquise de in English:

( 1635–1719), mistress and later second wife of the French king Louis XIV; born Françoise d’Aubigné.

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