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Maisons-Alfort(māzôNz-älfôr`), suburb SE of Paris (1990 pop. 54,065), Val-de-Marne dept., N central France. There is some agriculture, but it is mainly an industrial town producing chemicals and metals. A 13th-century church and a veterinary school are in Maisons-Alfort.
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a city in France, located on the Marne River; a suburb southeast of Paris, in the department of Val-de-Marne. Population, 54,000 (1968). Local industries include machine building and metal working.
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