capital of France


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Noun1.capital of France - the capital and largest city of Francecapital of France - 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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Goodworthy, a respectable householder with excellent principles, the capital of France was a paradise of the joyously obscene.
Paris is the capital of France, and you have to go to it on a boat," she said instructively.
Risko, of the Department of Psychology at the University of Waterloo, led a recent study where the team asked about 100 participants a series of general-knowledge questions, such as naming the capital of France.
On this cruise, visit the celebrated indoor food market in the town of Lyon, considered the "culinary capital of France.
He said if nice people are killed in Paris, leaders of the forty counties gather in capital of France to express solidarity with victims.
But thankfully, if it was at all possible for anything good to come of such a horrible situation, it is that we, the rest of the world, were reminded of how amazing the capital of France actually is.
The capital city, Lyon, is the gastronomic capital of France.
Turkmen Airlines opened new passenger flights to Europe in 2013, including the capital of France - Paris.
And with all their ingredients sourced from Grasse -- the perfume capital of France -- Ideo represents the perfect fusion of French olfactory tradition with local sensibilities and globe-trotting influences.
This deal will offer convenient connections to Senegalese travellers to the capital of France, Paris.
Made in Lyon, the silk capital of France, Anne Touraine Paris scarves are every bit as elegant as pricier couture brands.