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a city in N France, on the Seine near Paris.
Historical Examples

I would have escorted him home safely after emptying our pot of Argenteuil.
The Pocket Bible or Christian the Printer Eugne Sue

Before them lay the village of Argenteuil, apparently lifeless.
Original Short Stories of Maupassant, Volume 1 Guy de Maupassant

She had become prioress of Argenteuil and led a life of complete seclusion.
The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

It does not appear at what point Argenteuil and Lavaltrie parted.
Count Frontenac William Dawson LeSueur

We have secured post-horses and are setting out for Argenteuil, where we shall take the railway.
Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XXVI., December, 1880. Various

After having made a most faultless toilet, he repaired by the railway to Argenteuil, where he took a carriage.
Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez

How simple and nice and good it is to live like this, between my office in Paris, and the river at Argenteuil.
The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume II (of 8) Guy de Maupassant

Her husband removed her to the abbey of Argenteuil, near Paris, that she might be safe from persecution.
The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2 (of 10) Alexander Pope

In some sections of Europe, especially at the famous asparagus regions of Argenteuil, a knife is never used.
Asparagus, its culture for home use and for market: F. M. Hexamer

I became a monk in the abbey of St. Denis, and she a nun in the convent of Argenteuil.
The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II) Henry Osborn Taylor

a suburb of Paris, France, with a convent (656) that became famous when Héloïse was abbess (12th century). Pop: 93 961 (1999)


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