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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. 2017.
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  • "The assignation is for nine o'clock in the Bois de Boulogne," Aline informed her.

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

    Vie de Bohme Orlo Williams
  • "I continually remained in the thickest part of the Bois de Boulogne," he says.

  • We passed the days shopping, and driving in the Bois de Boulogne.

    The Potiphar Papers George William Curtis
  • Side by side they trod the deserted paths of the Bois de Boulogne.

    A Mummer's Tale Anatole France
  • She hesitated for a moment and then said Avenue du Bois de Boulogne.

    A Diplomatic Adventure S. Weir Mitchell
  • Now they were following the Avenue of the Bois de Boulogne, amid the noise and the rattling of wheels.

    Strong as Death Guy de Maupassant
  • One of these, the Bois de Boulogne, is the favorite park of Paris.

    Zigzag Journeys in Europe Hezekiah Butterworth
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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