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Versailles

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Pronunciation: /vɛːˈsʌɪ
 
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Definition of Versailles in English:

A palace built for Louis XIV near the town of Versailles, south-west of Paris. It was built around a château belonging to Louis XIII, which was transformed by additions in the grand French classical style.

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