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Eiffel Tower

n
(Placename) a tower in Paris: designed by A. G. Eiffel; erected for the 1889 Paris Exposition. Height: 300 m (984 ft), raised in 1959 to 321 m (1052 ft)
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Eif′fel Tow′er

(ˈaɪ fəl)
n.
a tower of skeletal iron construction in Paris, France: built for the exposition of 1889. 984 ft. (300 m) high.
[after A. German. Eiffel (1832–1923), its engineer and principal designer]
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Noun1.Eiffel Tower - a wrought iron tower 300 meters high that was constructed in Paris in 1889Eiffel 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
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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Translations
torni
tour Eiffel

Eiffel Tower

[ˌaɪfəlˈtaʊəʳ] Ntorre f Eiffel
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Eiffel Tower

[ˌaɪfəlˈtaʊər] ntour f Eiffel
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