Arc de Triomphe


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Arc de Triomphe

(ˈɑːk də ˈtriːəʊmf; French ark də trijɔ̃f)
n
(Named Buildings) the triumphal arch in Paris begun by Napoleon I to commemorate his victories of 1805–6 and completed in 1836
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Tristram lived behind one of those chalk-colored facades which decorate with their pompous sameness the broad avenues manufactured by Baron Haussmann in the neighborhood of the Arc de Triomphe.
La Cressonniere was cut to 8-1 for the Arc de Triomphe after winning at Deauville yesterday.
Highlights & inclusions Visit to the Arc de Triomphe for New Year celebrations Free time in Paris on two days Three nights' bed and continental breakfast accommodation at the three-star Kyriad Versailles-St-Cyr (or similar) Coach travel from the local area and Channel crossings Escorted by a friendly tour manager
which have panoramic views onto the Arc de Triomphe, the Sacre Coeur and the Seine river.
Dettori won the Arc de Triomphe in 1995, 2001 and 2002.
HE MAY well be a 12-1 shot having lost his unbeaten record at York last week, but Derby winner Golden Horn is still the biggest threat to Treve securing a historic third Arc de Triomphe victory, the wondermare's trainer Criquette Head-Maarek said yesterday.
Which avenue in Paris runs from the Arc de Triomphe to the Place de la Concorde?
Contract notice: Cleaning services of local national monuments centre located within the confines of the castle of azay-le-rideau and the arc de triomphe.
These buses moved around the most important landmarks and attractions in Paris, including the Eiffel Tower, the Opera, Champs Eelysees, Arc de Triomphe and the Place de la Concorde.
7 Only one jockey has ridden the winner of an Epsom Derby, Arc de Triomphe, Melbourne Cup and Breeders' Cup.
Masters champion Bubba Watson created a poor impression of Americans abroad after playing the tournament in 2011, describing the Eiel Tower as "that big tower", the Louvre as the "building starting with an L", the Arc de Triomphe as "this arch I drove round in a circle" and the Versailles Palace as "the castle V we're staying next to".
The glittering spaces of the Palace of Versailles, the Gothic splendour of the Parisian churches, spectacular fireworks on the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, and the bustling nightlife of Montmartre and the Marais all come to life in a programme of marvellous piano music.