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MONTMORILLON

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 788 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MONTMORILLON, a town of western France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Vienne, on the Gartempe, 34 M. E.S.E. of Poitiers by rail. Pop. (1906), 3924. The ecclesiastical seminary occupies a building of the 12th century, formerly an Augustinian convent. The convent church is Romanesque in style and there is a curious two-storied chapelof octagonal form, of the same period. The church of Notre-Dame is a combination of Romanesque and Gothic, dating from the 12th and 13th centuries.
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