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de Pompadour, Madame

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishde Pompadour, MadameMadame de Pompadourde Pom‧pa‧dour, Madame /də ˈpɒmpədʊə $ -ˈpɑːmpədɔːr/ 🔊 🔊 (1721–64) the mistress of King Louis XV of France. She had a lot of influence over politics from 1745 until her death.Pompadour, Madame deMadame de PompadourPom‧pa‧dour, Madame de /ˈpɒmpədʊə $ ˈpɑːmpədɔːr/ 🔊 🔊 (1721–64) the lover of King Louis XV of France from 1745 until her death. She often influenced the king, especially when he had to choose government officials and make political decisions.
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