persiennes


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persiennes

(ˌpɜːsɪˈɛnz)
pl n
(Architecture) outside window shutters having louvres to keep out the sun while maintaining ventilation. Also called: Persian blinds
[C19: from French, from persien Persian]
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I wondered in what part of the building was situated her apartment; and a single light, shining through the persiennes of one croisee, seemed to direct me to it.
Une affiche fenetre ouverte sur le mur du cinema africain et arabe et dont les persiennes edentees par endroit refletent bien la disparite de la production.
Mais aussi de rage a la vue des persiennes de la maison oE s'etait deroule le congres de la Soummam, qui avait appartenu a la famille Behnous dont Mohand Amokrane tombe au champ d'honneur, les armes a la main.