French capital


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Noun1.French capital - the capital and largest city of FranceFrench capital - 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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Henry found them still in the French capital, when he arrived from London on his way to the opening of the new hotel.
There was nothing in the French capital that I was more anxious to see, and I departed by myself for the church.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 10 (ANI): The passengers, who were asked to voluntarily deplane a Paris-bound Air France flight due to "technical problem" at the New Delhi airport on Wednesday, will be accommodated in the next flight to the French capital, a passenger traveling in the aircraft told ANI.
Neymar met his acting hero Will Smith whilst the Paris Saint-Germain star was in the French capital.
The 'wrapping' will coincide with a major exhibition at the Paris gallery of Christo's work with Jeanne-Claude, focusing on how they wrapped the oldest bridge in the French capital in 1985.
ISLAMABAD -- Embassy of Pakistan hosted a formal diplomatic reception to celebrate the Pakistan Day in French capital, Paris.
NNA - Police confirmed a blast had taken place on Saturday morning on Rue de Treviso the 9th district of the French capital. The cause of the explosion is not yet known, however there are reports that it was due to a gas leak in a bakery.
The Cameroon international was again targeted on Monday, as burglars reportedly forced open the door of his flat in the French capital and then fled after setting off an alarm.PSG captain Thiago Silva had been the victim of a robbery on Saturday while he was playing in the club's 1-0 win over Nantes at the Parc des Princes.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A total of 179 people have been detained during a fresh round of mass "yellow vest" rallies in the French capital on Saturday, the BFMTV broadcaster reported on Sunday.
As many as 1,082 protesters were detained in the French capital alone.
PARIS, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- French riot police fired tear gas at "yellow vest" protestors in the heart of the French capital on Saturday amid ongoing protests over the high cost of living.
Paris, Rabi'I 16, 1440, Nov 24, 2018, SPA -- The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in France, called on Saudi citizens in the French capital Paris, residents and visitors, to avoid going to the Champs-Elysees and surrounding areas, for the time being, due to the evolving situation, in that part of the French capital.