[fon-tin-bloh; French fawn-ten-bloh]
- a town in N France, SE of Paris: famous palace, long a favorite residence of French kings; extensive forest.
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- a town in N France, in the Forest of Fontainebleau: famous for its palace (now a museum), one of the largest royal residences in France, built largely by Francis I (16th century). Pop: 15 942 (1999)
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