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Houʹgoumont

is said to be a corruption of Château Goumont; but Victor Hugo says it is Hugo-mons, and that the house was built by Hugo, Sire de Sommeril, the same person that endowed the sixth chapelry of the abbey of Villers.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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