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Château-Thierry

[sha-toh-tee-uh-ree; French shah-toh-tye-ree]
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noun
  1. a town in N France, on the Marne River: scene of heavy fighting 1918.
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Examples from the Web for chateau-thierry

Historical Examples

  • "And yet you went to Chateau-Thierry for that purpose," said some one.

    Louise de la Valliere

    Alexandre Dumas, Pere

  • La Fontaine, born in 1621 at Chateau-Thierry, had died in 1695.

  • Now to get back to the Battle of Chateau-Thierry, and tell you a few of my own experiences.

  • Some of them lay in the Argonne, or at Chateau-Thierry, and for them peace had come too late.

    Dangerous Days

    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • It lost in one day at Chateau-Thierry all its men but seven.

    A Straight Deal

    Owen Wister


British Dictionary definitions for chateau-thierry

Château-Thierry

noun
  1. a town in N central France, on the River Marne: scene of the second battle of the Marne (1918) during World War I. Pop: 14 967 (1999)
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