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[klee-shee] /kliˈʃi/
an industrial suburb of Paris, France, on the Seine. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Whether it was the Clichy or the Batignolles doesn't matter very much now.

    Old Fogy James Huneker
  • "Stop the carriage there," she said as they arrived at Clichy Square.

    Very Woman

    Remy de Gourmont
  • I have seen that plainly already; I have just prevented them from sending you to Clichy.

    Cousin Pons Honore de Balzac
  • He knew that the Clichy party demanded his dismissal and arrest.

    Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  • It was rumoured that he had seen the interior of Clichy twice.

    The Cockaynes in Paris Blanchard Jerrold
  • There is also a similar establishment in the cemetery at Clichy, and others are projected for other sites.

    Paris William Walton
  • At Clichy, Sophie lived a very quiet life, though she seems to have been fond of entertaining her humble neighbours.

  • Amandus obeyed, and came to salute the king at Clichy, near Paris.

  • Madame Vauthier didn't give you the stamped papers, and she says you'll be in Clichy to-night or to-morrow.

  • As the plans of the royalists, which were concocted in the club of Clichy, became disclosed, the government regained strength.

British Dictionary definitions for Clichy


an industrial suburb of NW Paris: residence of the Merovingian kings (7th century). Pop: 50 179 (1999) Official name (French) Clichy-la-Garenne (kliʃilaɡarɛn)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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