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A city of north-central France, a suburb of Paris. It was a residence of Merovingian royalty in the seventh century.


(Placename) an industrial suburb of NW Paris: residence of the Merovingian kings (7th century). Pop: 58 646 (2007). Official name: Clichy-la-Garenne



an industrial suburb of Paris, France, on the Seine. 47,956.
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Noun1.Clichy - a northwestern suburb of ParisClichy - a northwestern suburb of Paris; the residence of the Merovingian royalty in the 7th century
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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or that Madame P--, charcutiere in the Rue de Clichy, had found in the wadding of an old petticoat the sum of three hundred and sixty francs, which she had lost five years before.
We walked to the Avenue de Clichy, and sat down at one of the tables on the pavement of a large cafe.
Clichy offered no excuse for City's disappointing title defence and after drawing level with Chelsea on New Year's Day, they managed just four wins in their next 12 league games.
City were left hanging on in the latter stages, however, after Gael Clichy was sent off for a second bookable offence and it needed an injury-time penalty save from Joe Hart to prevent further damage.
Phil Roberts used to watch in awe as Gael Clichy lit up the Arsenal training eld.
Pellegrini said: "Richards is working normally with the whole squad, same thing for David Silva and Clichy starts now.
GAEL Clichy has warned that Manchester City have no intention of easing up after making a flying start to the new season.
Clichy has consistently been overlooked for the left-back spot in favour of his cross-city rival, Manchester United's Patrice Evra, under both Deschamps and his predecessor Laurent Blanc.
GAEL CLICHY doesn't understand the calls for Roberto Mancini to pay the price for Manchester City's poor title defence and failed Champions League campaign.
The Croatian striker broke clear and converted Marouane Fellaini's pass to seal the Blues' 2-0 win over the Premier League champions Manchester City on March 16, but his left-footed effort glanced off Gael Clichy on its way past Joe Hart.
London, Mar 15 ( ANI ): Manchester City defender Gael Clichy has said that there is a chance that arch-rivals Manchester United may lose their nerves and blow up their chances of getting the Premier League title again, despite being 12 points ahead in the race.
Les internationaux francais de Manchester City Samir Nasri et GaE1/2l Clichy sont retablis de blessure et faisaient leur retour dans le groupe des Citizens pour affronter Norwich hier samedi en Championnat d'Angleterre, a indique l'encadrement du club vendredi.