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[pyer-fawn] /pyɛrˈfɔ̃/
a former city in S Quebec, Canada, now part of Montreal. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Then there has been a falling-off in the pools of Pierrefonds?

    The Man in the Iron Mask Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  • So it came to this; that she could not prevent him from going to Pierrefonds if he chose to do so.

    Swann's Way Marcel Proust
  • I have just heard that they are at Pierrefonds, of all places, to-day.

    Swann's Way Marcel Proust
  • They all followed the king to Pierrefonds and then to Compigne.

  • Then has there been a falling-off in the pools of Pierrefonds?

    The Vicomte de Bragelonne Alexandre Dumas
  • Behind the city to the southward stretched the great forest of Pierrefonds, and at its feet was the River Oise.

    Joan of Arc Lucy Foster Madison
  • Because I have lately had my chateau of Pierrefonds which was gray with age, plastered white.

    Ten Years Later Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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