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Champs-Elysées

/ʃɒnz eɪˈliːzeɪ; French ʃɑ̃z elize/
noun
1.
a major boulevard in Paris, leading from the Arc de Triomphe: site of the Elysée Palace and government offices
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  • I will tell you;—to play at bowls at the champs-elysées, or at Porcherons.

    The Conspirators Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • The employé was wrong; he had neither gone to the champs-elysées nor to Porcherons.

    The Conspirators Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • Three days have elapsed since Jane was borne into the hôtel on the champs-elysées.

    The Son of Monte Christo Jules Lermina
  • He hurried down to the champs-elysées, from which shots were being fired.

  • In April we walk under the chestnut-trees once more in the champs-elysées——!

    The Big Drum Arthur Pinero
  • Many of these cafés chantants were in the open air along the champs-elysées.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • The champs-elysées is probably at present the darkest avenue on earth.

    The Note-Book of an Attache Eric Fisher Wood
  • A café in the champs-elysées which had opened its doors to the victors was ransacked.

  • At the champs-elysées they wanted to break the files to taste blood.

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