/ (French ʃɑlɔ̃zɑ̃ʃɑ̃paɲ) /
a town in NE France, on the River Marne: scene of Attila's defeat by the Romans (451 ad). Pop: 47 339 (1999)Former name: Châlons-sur-Marne (ʃɑlɔ̃syrmarn) Shortened form: Châlons
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