Tuileries Palace

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Noun1.Tuileries Palace - palace and royal residence built for Catherine de Medicis in 1564 and burned down in 1871Tuileries 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
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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In the year 1800, toward the close of October, a foreigner, accompanied by a woman and a little girl, was standing for a long time in front of the palace of the Tuileries, near the ruins of a house recently pulled down, at the point where in our day the wing begins which was intended to unite the chateau of Catherine de Medici with the Louvre of the Valois.
From the Palace of the Tuileries, through Monseigneur and the whole Court, through the Chambers, the Tribunals of Justice, and all society (except the scarecrows), the Fancy Ball descended to the Common Executioner: who, in pursuance of the charm, was required to officiate "frizzled, powdered, in a gold-laced coat, pumps, and white silk stockings.
On August 10, 1792, palace of the Tuileries was seized and the Swiss Guards were cut to the last man.