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-The '''''Bibliothèque nationale de France''''' ('''BnF''') is the [[National library|National Library]] of [[France]], located in Paris. It is intended to be the repository of all that is published in France.  
-Like any major national library, it contains a "[[private case]]", a secret library which contains literature and illustrations which are considered to be offensive to the general public. In the case of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, it is called "[[L'enfer]]", which translates as hell.+A '''national library''' is a [[library]] specifically established by the [[government]] of a country to serve as the preeminent repository of information for that country. Unlike [[public library|public libraries]], these rarely allow citizens to borrow books. Often, they include numerous rare, valuable, or significant works.
-== See also ==+ 
-*''[[Les livres de l'Enfer]]'', the [[private case]] of the library+
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A national library is a library specifically established by the government of a country to serve as the preeminent repository of information for that country. Unlike public libraries, these rarely allow citizens to borrow books. Often, they include numerous rare, valuable, or significant works.




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