compiegne

Compiègne

[kawn-pyen-yuh]
noun
a city in N France, on the Oise River: nearby were signed the armistices between the Allies and Germany 1918, and between Germany and France 1940.
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Compiègne (French kɔ̃pjɛɲ)
 
n
a city in N France, on the Oise River: scene of the armistice at the end of World War I (1918) and of the Franco-German armistice of 1940. Pop: 41 254 (1999)

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