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Champs É·ly·sées

 (shäN zā-lē-zā′)
A tree-lined thoroughfare of Paris, France, leading from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe.

Champs É•ly•sées

(ʃɑ̃ zeɪ liˈzeɪ)
n.
a boulevard in Paris, France, noted for its cafés, shops, and theaters.
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Noun1.Champs Elysees - a major avenue in Paris famous for elegant shops and cafes
capital of France, City of Light, French capital, Paris - the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
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A regiment of the Old Guard, reviewed on a summer's day in the Champs Elysees, could not have made a more critically correct appearance.
The house Ali had chosen, and which was to serve as a town residence to Monte Cristo, was situated on the right hand as you ascend the Champs Elysees.
Then the Bois and Champs Elysees are tres magnifique.
In London nothing interested her but the theatres and the shops; and she found the theatres less exciting than the Paris cafes chantants where, under the blossoming horse-chestnuts of the Champs Elysees, she had had the novel experience of looking down from the restaurant terrace on an audience of "cocottes," and having her husband interpret to her as much of the songs as he thought suitable for bridal ears.
There was grace in every street, and the trees in the Champs Elysees had a distinction which trees had not elsewhere.
France Galop has been granted authorisation by both the Champs Elysees Committee and local government in Paris but the project remains City Racing's in terms of finance and promotion.
Police secure the area on the Champs Elysees in Paris yesterday after a driver rammed his car into a police vehicle
Summary: A driver rammed a car carrying weapons and explosives into a police van as it drove down Paris' Champs Elysees avenue Monday in the latest in a string of European attacks involving vehicles.
A driver deliberately rammed his car into a police van as it drove down Paris' Champs Elysees and was probably killed, police said, adding that no officers or bystanders were injured and the situation was under control.
A driver deliberately rammed his car into a police van as it drove down Paris' Champs Elysees avenue and was killed, police said, adding that no officers or bystanders were injured and the situation was under control.
The new leader will now preside ceremonial duties at the Elysee Palace before going up the world-famous Champs Elysees avenue to lay a wreath at the Arc de Triomphe at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
A French policeman was shot dead and two others were injured in a shooting on the Champs Elysees shopping boulevard before the gunman himself was killed by officers.