Hôtel des Invalides: Meaning and Definition of

Hô•tel des In•va•lides

Pronunciation: (ō-tel dā zan-va-lēd'), [key]
  1. a military hospital built in Paris in the 17th and 18th centuries by Libéral Bruant and J. H. Mansart: famous for its chapel dome, the tomb of Napoleon, and as a military museum.
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