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Châlons

[sha-lawn]
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noun
  1. Also called Châ·lons-sur-Marne [sha-lawn-syr-marn] /ʃa lɔn sürˈmarn/. a city in and the capital of Marne, in NE France: defeat of Attila a.d. 451.
  2. Also called Châ·lons-sur-Saône [sha-lawn-syrsohn] /ʃa lɔ̃ˈsürsoʊn/. a city in E France, on the Saône River. 60,451.
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  • So they were not to go to Chalons, then, and unite with the army there?

    The Downfall

    Emile Zola

  • Those of the Mobiles who were armed and equipped were sent off, at once, to Chalons.

  • The distance from Nancy to Chalons on the Marne is 108 miles.

  • The distance from Chalons to Lyons by the Saone is some 90 miles.

    Glances at Europe

    Horace Greeley

  • Execute the orders of Bertrand, and come and join me at Chalons.