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Clichy

[klee-shee]
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noun
  1. an industrial suburb of Paris, France, on the Seine.
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Examples from the Web for clichy

Historical Examples

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for clichy

Clichy

noun
  1. an industrial suburb of NW Paris: residence of the Merovingian kings (7th century). Pop: 50 179 (1999)Official name: French Clichy-la-Garenne (kliʃilaɡarɛn)
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