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carrousel

[kar-uh-sel, -zel; kar-uh-sel, -zel] /ˌkær əˈsɛl, -ˈzɛl; ˈkær əˌsɛl, -ˌzɛl/
noun
1.
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Historical Examples
  • He passed through the court-yard of the Tuileries into the carrousel.

    Louis Philippe

    John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
  • The front of the column is in the carrousel, parleying with the Swiss Guards.

    The Countess of Charny Alexandre Dumas (pere)
  • I saw you, too, general; you were reading the inscription on the arch of the carrousel.

    The Companions of Jehu Alexandre Dumas, pre
  • They began to converse with some sequence only after they had passed the door of the carrousel.

    Two banks of the Seine Fernand Vandrem
  • As soon as she was out of the carrousel she was unable to remain serious any longer.

    Two banks of the Seine Fernand Vandrem
  • At last came a roar that filled the carrousel, where their cab was at that minute splashing through the pools.

    The Immortal Alphonse Daudet
  • At the gate of the carrousel the consuls alighted from their carriages, and were received by the Consular Guard.

    Royal Palaces and Parks of France

    Milburg Francisco Mansfield
  • As its pioneers entered at the same time the carrousel by all gates, eleven struck on the Tuileries clocks.

    The Countess of Charny Alexandre Dumas (pere)
  • The last suddenly poured in by all the small entrances on the carrousel, singing the "It shall go on."

    The Countess of Charny Alexandre Dumas (pere)
  • They had slain nearly four hundred men in the royal yard, and almost two hundred in the carrousel; seven guns were the spoils.

    The Countess of Charny Alexandre Dumas (pere)
British Dictionary definitions for carrousel

carrousel

/ˌkærəˈsɛl; -ˈzɛl/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of carousel
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Word Origin and History for carrousel
n.

variant of carousel.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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