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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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We walked to the Avenue de Clichy, and sat down at one of the tables on the pavement of a large cafe.
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.
In response to the eviction, the UAMC called for street prayers to be held in front of the building, which is located in downtown Clichy.
GAEL Clichy has reportedly confirmed he is leaving Manchester City following the conclusion of their season.
MANCHESTER CITY defender Gael Clichy is a summer target for Napoli.
City defender Gael Clichy played for Wenger at Arsenal for eight years and has already seen enough in three weeks under Guardiola to believe he can have similar impact to his former boss.
SGS Life Science Services is opening a new 2,000 square meter facility in Villeneuve la Garenne, France, replacing an existing lab in Clichy, and increasing Quality Control service throughput and support for R&D.
Phil Roberts used to watch in awe as Gael Clichy lit up the Arsenal training eld.
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.