City of Light


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Noun1.City of Light - the capital and largest city of FranceCity of Light - the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
Bastille - a fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries; it was destroyed July 14, 1789 at the start of the French Revolution
Eiffel 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
Louvre, Louvre Museum - an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
Paris University, Sorbonne, University of Paris - a university in Paris; intellectual center of France
Tuileries Gardens, Tuileries - formal gardens next to the Louvre in Paris
Tuileries, Tuileries 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
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Latin Quarter, Left Bank - the region of Paris on the southern bank of the Seine; a center of artistic and student life
Montmartre - the highest point in Paris; famous for its associations with many artists
Clichy, Clichy-la-Garenne - a northwestern suburb of Paris; the residence of the Merovingian royalty in the 7th century
Orly - a southeastern suburb of Paris; site of an international airport serving Paris
Right Bank - the region of Paris on the north bank of the Seine
Ile-St-Louis - island in Paris on the Seine
Champs Elysees - a major avenue in Paris famous for elegant shops and cafes
Parisian - a native or resident of Paris
Parisienne - a female native or resident of Paris
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The authorities concerned should root such mafias out from the soil of the city of light.
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Mother Teresa named this institution for people affected by leprosy the City of Light. Today the City of Light also houses the National Hospital for Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy.
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