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A palace built for Louis XIV near the town of Versailles, south-west of Paris. It was built around a château belonging to Louis XIII, which was transformed by additions in the grand French classical style.

Treaty of Versailles the name given to both a treaty which terminated the War of American Independence in 1783, and to a treaty signed in 1919 which brought a formal end to the First World War.

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