Maintenon

biographical name
Main·​te·​non | \ ˌmaⁿ(n)-tə-ˈnōⁿ How to pronounce Maintenon (audio) , maⁿ(n)t-ˈnōⁿ \

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Marquise de 1635–1719 Françoise d'Aubigné; consort of Louis XIV

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“Maintenon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Maintenon. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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