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/ʃɒnz eɪˈliːzeɪ; French ʃɑ̃z elize/
a major boulevard in Paris, leading from the Arc de Triomphe: site of the Elysée Palace and government offices
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  • Ste. Marie gave a little sigh of pleasure, and the two moved forward, bearing to the left, toward the champs-elysées.

    Jason Justus Miles Forman
  • I will tell you;—to play at bowls at the champs-elysées, or at Porcherons.

    The Conspirators Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • A café in the champs-elysées which had opened its doors to the victors was ransacked.

  • The employé was wrong; he had neither gone to the champs-elysées nor to Porcherons.

    The Conspirators Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • Jane Zild lived in a modest room in a small house on the champs-elysées.

  • Three days have elapsed since Jane was borne into the hôtel on the champs-elysées.

    The Son of Monte Christo Jules Lermina
  • In April we walk under the chestnut-trees once more in the champs-elysées——!

    The Big Drum Arthur Pinero
  • He hurried down to the champs-elysées, from which shots were being fired.

  • The journals announced the entry of the German army by the champs-elysées for the next day.

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