Cham·pi·gny-sur-Marne (shäɴ-pē-nyē'sûr-märnʹ, -sür-)
A city of northern France, a suburb of Paris. Population: 76,176.
* * *▪ Francetown, a southeastern suburb of Paris, in Val-de-Marne département, Île-de-France région, north-central France, on the Marne River. It is a large and growing residential area of the city with some industry, including food processing and optical instruments. It has a 12th-century church and a monument commemorating engagements fought there (November–December 1870) during the Franco–German War. Pop. (1999) 74,237; (2004 est.) 75,500.
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