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Bois de Boulogne

[bwah duh boo-lohn; French bwahduh boo-lawn-yuh] /ˈbwɑ də buˈloʊn; French bwɑdə buˈlɔn yə/
a park W of Paris, France. 2095 acres (850 hectares). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "The assignation is for nine o'clock in the Bois de Boulogne," Aline informed her.

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  • In less than half an hour they reached the Bois de Boulogne.

    The Queen's Necklace

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  • He suggested supper at the Cascades, in the Bois de Boulogne.

    A Stable for Nightmares J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  • Had she shown any when she passed me so haughtily in the Bois de Boulogne?

  • It was proposed to adjourn to an early breakfast in the Bois de Boulogne.

    Vie de Bohme Orlo Williams
  • He had reached the Bois de Boulogne and still continued his walk.

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  • Were not fires of joy and artifice to mount from the Bois de Boulogne?

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  • He lives just off the Bois de Boulogne, in the rue de la Pompe.

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British Dictionary definitions for Bois de Boulogne

Bois de Boulogne

/French bwa də bulɔɲ/
a large park in W Paris, formerly a forest: includes the racecourses of Auteuil and Longchamp
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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