Hôtel des Invalides
[ oh-tel dey zan-va-leed ]
/ oʊ tɛl deɪ zɛ̃ vaˈlid /
a military hospital built in Paris in the 17th and 18th centuries by Libéral Bruant and J. H. Mansart: famous for its chapel dome, the tomb of Napoleon, and as a military museum.
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