Saint-Ouen


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Saint-Ouen

(săNto͞oä`), city (1990 pop. 42,611), Seine–Saint-Denis dept., N central France, on the Seine River. It is an industrial suburb N of Paris and a terminal point for river shipping. Electrical equipment, metal products, pharmaceuticals, and perfumes are among the chief manufactures. In 1814, Louis XVIII signed the Declaration of Saint-Ouen, by which he became a constitutional monarch. The city retains a villa from the MerovingianMerovingians,
dynasty of Frankish kings, descended, according to tradition, from Merovech, chief of the Salian Franks, whose son was Childeric I and whose grandson was Clovis I, the founder of the Frankish monarchy.
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Saint-Ouen

a town in N France, on the Seine: an industrial suburb of Paris; famous flea market. Pop.: 39 722 (1999)
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