HyperDic: capital_of_france

English > 1 sense of the expression capital of France:
NOUNlocationcapital of France, Paris, City of Light, French capitalthe capital and largest city of France
English > capital of France: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningThe capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce.
SynonymsParis, City of Light, French capital
Instance ofnational capitalThe capital city of a nation
MembersParisianA native or resident of Paris
ParisienneA female native or resident of Paris
Part ofFrance, French RepublicA republic in western Europe
PartsBastilleA fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries
Champs ElyseesA major avenue in Paris famous for elegant shops and cafes
Clichy, Clichy-la-GarenneA northwestern suburb of Paris
Eiffel TowerA wrought iron tower 300 meters high that was constructed in Paris in 1889
Ile-St-Louisisland in Paris on the Seine
Left Bank, Latin QuarterThe region of Paris on the southern bank of the Seine
Louvre, Louvre MuseumAn art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
MontmartreThe highest point in Paris
OrlyA southeastern suburb of Paris
Paris University, University of Paris, SorbonneA university in Paris
Right BankThe region of Paris on the north bank of the Seine
Tuileries, Tuileries Gardensformal gardens next to the Louvre in Paris
Tuileries, Tuileries Palacepalace and royal residence built for Catherine de Medicis in 1564 and burned down in 1871
Spanishcapital de Francia, capital francesa, ciudad de la luz, París
Catalancapital de França, capital francesa, ciutat de la llum, París

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