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Charentonle Pont

Charenton-le-Pont, a French town in the Seine department, on the bank of the Marne near its junction with the Seine. The bridge, which gives the town its name, is one of ten arches crossing the Marne, and connecting the town with Alfort, celebrated for its veterinary school. It is of great importance in the defence of the city, and is in the line of fortifications. There is a famous lunatic asylum at Charenton.