Montespan

[ mon-tuh-span; French mawn-tes-pahn ]
/ ˈmɒn təˌspæn; French mɔ̃ tɛsˈpɑ̃ /
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noun

Marquise deFrançoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart, 1641–1707, mistress of Louis XIV of France.

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Montespan

/ (French mɔ̃tɛspɑ̃) /

noun

Marquise de, title of Françoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart. 1641–1707, French noblewoman; mistress of Louis XIV of France
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