Montmorency, town (1990 pop. 21,003), Val d'Oise dept., N France, a suburb N of Paris. J. J. Rousseau lived there (1756–62), first at the nearby
Hermitage,a cottage on the estate of his friend, Mme d'Épinay, and after his quarrel with her, in Montmorency itself.
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