Versailles, Palace of Versailles(noun)
a palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles
Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles, or simply Versailles, is a royal château in Versailles in the Île-de-France region of France. In French it is the Château de Versailles. When the château was built, Versailles was a country village; today, however, it is a wealthy suburb of Paris, some 20 kilometres southwest of the French capital. The court of Versailles was the centre of political power in France from 1682, when Louis XIV moved from Paris, until the royal family was forced to return to the capital in October 1789 after the beginning of the French Revolution. Versailles is therefore famous not only as a building, but as a symbol of the system of absolute monarchy of the Ancien Régime.
The numerical value of palace of versailles in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of palace of versailles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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