Quai d'Orsay


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Quai d'Or·say

 (kā′ dôr-sā′, kē′, kĕ dôr-sĕ′)
A street paralleling the southern bank of the Seine River in Paris, France, notable for its governmental ministries. The name is used figuratively to refer to the French foreign office.

Quai d'Orsay

(French ke dɔrsɛ)
n
(Placename) the quay along the S bank of the Seine, Paris, where the French foreign office is situated

Quai d'Or•say

(ˈkeɪ dɔrˈseɪ, ˈkweɪ)
n.
1. the quay along the S bank of the Seine in Paris, where the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs is located.
2. the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Quai d'Orsay - the street in Paris along the south bank of the Seine known for its governmental ministries
Latin Quarter, Left Bank - the region of Paris on the southern bank of the Seine; a center of artistic and student life
2.Quai d'Orsay - the French department in charge of foreign affairs; referred to familiarly by its address in Paris
Foreign Office - the government department in charge of foreign relations
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An esteemed artist of the quai d'Orsay since 1982, de la Mure has captured moments of major upheaval through his lens including the fall of the Berlin Wall, the wars of the Balkans, as well as conflicts in the Middle East and Africa.
Ce sera un message a la fois aux acteurs libanais et aux pays de la region [beaucoup plus grand que], a-t-on indique au Quai d'Orsay.
Les documents, remis par l'ambassadeur de France en Algerie, Bernard Emie, sont composes de 22 volumes de copies concernant la politique etrangere de la France, a precise Chikhi a l'APS, soulignant qu'[beaucoup moins que] il ne s'agit pas d'archives nationales restituees par l'Algerie mais de documents appartenant au Quai d'Orsay [beaucoup plus grand que].
TUNIS (TAP) - France condemned, Thursday, "the terrorist act" that targeted national guard officers in the locality of El Maouna, governorate of Tataouine, in southern Tunisia, according to a statement by the Quai d'Orsay.
Eleito Nicolas Sarkozy presidente da Franca em maio de 2007, Rama Yade aguardaria ate junho para ser nomeada ao Quai d'Orsay, para a secretaria de direitos humanos.
Grosser considera, ainda, a existencia de um outro fator em jogo: a transformacao do Quai d'Orsay, provocada pela mudanca do perfil de seus membros, agora em grande parte composto de "d'elements etrangers, inspecteurs des Finances, universitaires ou simples resistants" (GROSSER, 1961, p.
The Foreign Ministry said that the members of the Arab Ambassadors Council were received at the Quai d'Orsay (Foreign Ministry) in the French capital.
The travel of the president of the republic to Tangiers will help deepen our cooperation in all fields", said spokesman of the Quai d'Orsay, Romain Nadal, in a press briefing.
If you fancy a bit of a laugh on Thursday, then may we suggest you start your wind-down to the weekend at the Cyprus University, where the Goethe Institut will be organising a screening of the French comedy film Quai d'Orsay (The French Minister).
With "neo-conservatives and neo-interventionists" at the helm of the Quai d'Orsay -- the French Foreign Ministry -- and the real experts on the Arab world marginalized, France made several mistakes regarding the situation in Syria, Malbrunot said.
Hassad said that, Morocco, via its embassy in Paris, officially contacted the Quai d'Orsay in order to "draw attention to this unfair" decision, welcoming President Hollande's remarks during the opening last week of the Contemporary Morocco Exhibition-Event" in Paris.
It all begins with a young Arthur Vlaminck being summoned to the Quai d'Orsay to become a speechwriter for Alexandre Taillard de Vorms, the French foreign minister and a standin for Dominique de Villepin.