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.
27 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa sent a cable of congratulations to Morocco's HM King Mohammed VI, following the successful surgical procedure he had in the French capital.
JERUSALEM, December 21, 2017 (WAFA) - President Mahmoud Abbas Thursday ended a three-day official visit to Saudi Arabia and is heading to the French capital Paris.
In an issued statement by his media office, it indicat that "Gemayel's talks in the French capital come at a delicate moment in Lebanon and the region, whereby he will be stressing during his encounters on boosting the historic friendship ties linking between Lebanon and France, and the need to protect Lebanon from the repercussions of events in the region.
Qatar Olympic Committee President HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani poses with Al Shaqab's Wadee, who was adjudged the world champion at the Le Salon du Cheval de Paris in the French capital yesterday.
QNA Paris THE Qatar-French Higher Committee has held a meeting in the French capital Paris chaired by the Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces HE Lieutenant General (Pilot) Ghanem bin Shaheen al Ghanem and Chief of Staff of the French Forces General Francois Lecointre.
During the meeting in the French capital on Thursday, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht Ravanchi and Chairman of the French Senate's Committee of Foreign Affairs, Defense and Armed Forces Christian Cambon underlined the need for bolstering and reinvigorating bilateral relations, specially in the political field.
The French prosecutor's office has opened a "terrorism investigation" after four gas canisters linked to a detonation system were discovered early Saturday in front of a building in the upmarket district of the French capital, "France Info" radio reported.
During his visit to the French capital, Rashed met the head of the French Foreign Ministry's Crisis Center (CDC), head of Egyptian-French Friendship Group of the French Senate Catherine Morin-Desailly, and President of the Egyptian-French Friendship Group MP Philippe Folliot.
The only possible reasons for him quitting Barcelona for the French capital are an obscene amount of money or breaking free from the shadow of Lionel Messi.
Summary: The 32-year-old has documented her efforts to track the Canadian star during her stay in the French capital