French capital


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Noun1.French capital - the capital and largest city of FranceFrench capital - the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
Bastille - a fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries; it was destroyed July 14, 1789 at the start of the French Revolution
Eiffel Tower - a wrought iron tower 300 meters high that was constructed in Paris in 1889; for many years it was the tallest man-made structure
Louvre, Louvre Museum - an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
Paris University, Sorbonne, University of Paris - a university in Paris; intellectual center of France
Tuileries Gardens, Tuileries - formal gardens next to the Louvre in Paris
Tuileries, Tuileries Palace - palace and royal residence built for Catherine de Medicis in 1564 and burned down in 1871; all that remains today are the formal gardens
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Latin Quarter, Left Bank - the region of Paris on the southern bank of the Seine; a center of artistic and student life
Montmartre - the highest point in Paris; famous for its associations with many artists
Clichy, Clichy-la-Garenne - a northwestern suburb of Paris; the residence of the Merovingian royalty in the 7th century
Orly - a southeastern suburb of Paris; site of an international airport serving Paris
Right Bank - the region of Paris on the north bank of the Seine
Ile-St-Louis - island in Paris on the Seine
Champs Elysees - a major avenue in Paris famous for elegant shops and cafes
Parisian - a native or resident of Paris
Parisienne - a female native or resident of Paris
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Henry found them still in the French capital, when he arrived from London on his way to the opening of the new hotel.
There was nothing in the French capital that I was more anxious to see, and I departed by myself for the church.
Corbyn addressed the crowd with a message for the politicians gathering in the French capital.
Newcastle United are understood to be planning to pay their respects to the victims of the unspeakable horror in the French capital - with the Premier League planning to mark the tragedy.
The Institute of Economics and Peace (IEP), which produced the index before Friday's attacks in Paris, said the atrocity in the French capital had shown Islamic State (IS), also known as Isil or Isis, could now launch "sophisticated and deadly attacks" in Europe.
At least 129 people were killed in the attacks claimed by the self-styled Islamic State group in the French capital.
MUNSTER captain CJ Stander says going to Paris next week to take on Stade Francais will be "difficult" considering events in the French capital, but that it's important the province just concentrate on their jobs.
Three days after the terror attacks the French capital is under nationwide state of emergency.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iraqi political analyst warned against the consequences of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris for Islam, saying that what happened in the French capital poses more dangers to Muslims than the suicide attacks on the New York city's twin towers on September 11, 2001.
The French capital was rocked early on Friday with a wave of terrorist attacks that claimed more than 100 lives.
Khartoum, 14 Nov (SUNA)- The Sudan has condemned the ferocious bombing that hit many areas inside the French capital Paris on Friday resulting in the death of many people, reaffirming its full solidarity with France and with the international community in supporting efforts exerted to combat violence and fundamentalism.
14 (Petra)--His Majesty King Abdullah II sent a cable of condolences to French President Francois Hollande in which he voiced his strong condemnation and anger over the cowardly terrorist attack in the French capital Paris last night that killed dozens and injured hundreds of people.