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Île-de-France

 (ēl′də-fräNs′)
A historical region and former province of north-central France in the Paris basin. In 987 the Île-de-France became the nucleus of the crown lands when Hugh Capet, Count of Paris, became the French king.

Île-de-France

(French ildəfrɑ̃s)
n
1. (Placename) a region of N France, in the Paris Basin: part of the duchy of France in the 10th century
2. (Placename) a former name (1715–1810) for Mauritius

Île-de-France

(il dəˈfrɑ̃s)
n.
1. a historic region and former province in N central France, including Paris and the region around it.
2. a metropolitan region in N central France. 10,660,000; 4637 sq. mi. (12,012 sq. km).
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Noun1.Ile-de-France - a region of north central France including Paris and the area around it
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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Contract notice: works and repair of roads and various networks for the delegation of the district of ile-de-france south of the cnrs
Both countries are keen on activating these ties in the various fields," President Aoun said during his meeting on Tuesday morning at the Baabda palace with Former French minister, Ile-de-France Region's President, Valrie Pcresse, currently on an official visit to Lebanon, where she will jointly sign with the Beirut Municipality an action plan to strengthen cooperation between the two sides.
Un accord de cooperation decentralisee a ete signe, mardi, a Tunis entre les conseils regionaux des gouvernorats du Grand Tunis et la region Ile-de-France Portant sur de nombreux domaines d'intervention.
The aid system was put in place by the Ile-de-France region and its beneficiaries were the public authorities that signed contracts for the operation of regular bus lines with a private undertaking or those operating this type of transport directly.
Al-Markazia news agency reported Monday that the Beirut Municipality's French partner Ile-de-France, which administers the city of Paris, is also against the project.
The European Investment Bank (EIB), the Ile-de-France and Paris transport companies (STIF and RATP) and entities of the French banking group BPCE (Caisse d'Epargne Ile-de-France, Caisse d'Epargne Rhone Alpes, Credit Foncier de France, Natixis and Ingepar) signed, on 7 November, a 378 million leasing contract to finance the new Ile-de-France tramways (lines T3, T5, T6, T7 and T8).
About 70 members of the Ile-de-France Children's Choir and Ile-de-France Youth Choir sang the songs of Mass on July 24.
Agricultural areas still cover today half of the territory of the Ile-de-France region.
In Europe, at the heart of the country where the Airbus plane and the TGV high-speed train were developed, and the AIDS virus was discovered, one region alone delivers the goods: Ile-de-France.
Contract notice:catering services breakfast for the directions and establishments of the bcc paris ile-de-france, the ccc of the essonne and the eesc hec
NNA - Prime Minister Saad Hariri met, at the Central House on Tuesday, with President of Ile-de-France region, Valerie Pecresse, and an accompanying delegation.
Le secteur du tourisme a Paris et en Ile-de-France a perdu 750 millions d'euros environ de chiffre d'affaires au premier semestre 2016, les attentats, les greves et les inondations tenant les visiteurs etrangers loin de la capitale, a annonce le site [beaucoup moins que]Le Figaro.