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  1. a former city in S Quebec, Canada, now part of Montreal.

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How to use Pierrefonds in a sentence

  • Behind the city to the southward stretched the great forest of Pierrefonds, and at its feet was the River Oise.

    Joan of Arc | Lucy Foster Madison
  • I have just heard that they are at Pierrefonds, of all places, to-day.

    Swann's Way | Marcel Proust
  • So it came to this; that she could not prevent him from going to Pierrefonds if he chose to do so.

    Swann's Way | Marcel Proust
  • They all followed the king to Pierrefonds and then to Compigne.

  • Because I have lately had my chateau of Pierrefonds which was gray with age, plastered white.

    Ten Years Later | Alexandre Dumas, Pere