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Maintenon

[ mantuh-nawn ]
/ mɛ̃təˈnɔ̃ /
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noun

Marquise de Françoise d'Aubigné, 1635–1719, second wife of Louis XIV.

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British Dictionary definitions for Maintenon

Maintenon
/ (French mɛ̃tnɔ̃) /

noun

Marquise de, title of Françoise d'Aubigné. 1635–1719, the mistress and, from about 1685, second wife of Louis XIV
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