Meudon (mödôN´), town (1990 pop. 46,173), Hauts-de-Seine dept., N central France, a suburb SW of Paris. Metal products, automobile bodies, and explosives are the chief manufactures. The astrophysics department of the Paris Observatory is located in the pavilion of an 18th-century château, which commands a magnificent view of Paris. François Rabelais, Richard Wagner, and Auguste Rodin lived in Meudon. Rodin is buried in the garden of his villa, which is now a museum containing many of his sculptures.
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