Eiffel Tower


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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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Presently the English Channel was bridged--a series of great iron Eiffel Tower pillars carrying mono-rail cables at a height of a hundred and fifty feet above the water, except near the middle, where they rose higher to allow the passage of the London and Antwerp shipping and the Hamburg-America liners.
At the head, where sits the bride, is a snow-white cake, with an Eiffel tower of constructed decoration, with sugar roses and two angels upon it, and a generous sprinkling of pink and green and yellow candies.
PARIS, May 20 (KUNA) -- A man who climbed up the structure of the world-famous Eiffel Tower on Monday was intercepted six hours later by police, local media said.
Paris wished the Eiffel Tower a happy birthday Wednesday with an elaborate nighttime laser show retracing the monument's 130-year history, Global News reports.
The Loose Women regular shared pictures of their trip on Instagram as they toured the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre museum and the Musee d'Orsay.
After the magnificent proposal by her then-groom, now-husband Nico Garcia atop the Eiffel Tower, I wanted a giant Eiffel Tower dessert for the wedding, the top of which you couldn't reach.
On May 26, Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo said the lights of the Eiffel Tower would go dark after midnight in solidarity with the victims.
(http://www.earthcam.com/world/france/paris/?cam=eiffelto EarthCam also has a camera set up with a view of the Eiffel Tower as well as (http://www.earthcam.com/newyears/ts/?cam=tokyo1_ny2017) spots all across the globe . 
by Times News Service Construction on the Eiffel Tower began in 1887 and was finished in 1889.
They are to set off on a charity bike ride from the Eiffel Tower in Paris, right, to Blackpool Tower, left.
It takes the third place after Eiffel Tower in Paris and Disney World in Florida.