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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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"C'est le chomage partout, on a trouve une activite qui plaEt aux touristes mais on est harcele par la police alors qu'elle sait tres bien qu'il y a un flou juridique", rouspete un chauffeur de tuk-tuk, un de ces engins motorises a trois roues au look tres retro qui stationnent en file indienne le long du pont d'Iena, entre la Tour Eiffel et le Trocadero.
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Cette baroudeuse, aux cotes de ses amies de combat Zohra Benbourenane, Aicha Bouzar, ce modele de courage qui a perpetre l'attentat de la Tour Eiffel et participe a celui contre le general Soustelle en plein Paris, ont combattu avec conviction, dans l'espoir de voir l'Algerie recouvrer son independance.
Jotun Mammut was originally specified by the Societe d'Exploitation de la Tour Eiffel (SNTE) following a three-year test program against different systems from others suppliers the last time the Eiffel Tower was repainted in 2002.