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Samois-sur-Seine is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.It is located near Fontainebleau.CultureIt is famous for being the town to which Django Reinhardt retired, and hosts an annual jazz festival in his honor. It is also the home to Reverchon Industries, a major global bumper car and other amusement ride producer. It is the birthplace of French jazz singer Cyrille Aimée. It has a lively community, with a Primary school, a weekly market, a baker, a butcher, two café/bars, several restaurants and hotels. A bus also provides a link to the nearby town of Fontainebleau/Avon.DemographicsInhabitants of Samois-sur-Seine are called SamoisiensLiterary referenceThe town is mentioned in the 1954 novel Story of O as location of the mansion managed by Anne-Marie, a lesbian dominatrix. In 1978, the name Samois was adopted by a lesbian-feminist BDSM organisation based in San Francisco.
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