Dictionary.com

Fontainebleau

[ fon-tin-bloh; French fawn-ten-bloh ]
/ ˈfɒn tɪnˌbloʊ; French fɔ̃ tɛnˈbloʊ /
Save This Word!

noun
a town in N France, SE of Paris: famous palace, long a favorite residence of French kings; extensive forest.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Words nearby Fontainebleau

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Fontainebleau in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau
/ (ˈfɒntɪnˌbləʊ, French fɔ̃tɛnblo) /

noun
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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK