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[ey-twal] /eɪˈtwal/
noun, plural étoiles
[ey-twal] /eɪˈtwal/ (Show IPA).
a star or something shaped like a star. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Is not the etoile as much for me as for you, whoever you may be?

    Bardelys the Magnificent Rafael Sabatini
  • When Bougainville visited the etoile, he received Barr's confession.

  • This was the meeting of etoile, in the mild end of November 1789.

    The French Revolution Thomas Carlyle
  • They came to the etoile, and cut across it toward the Avenue Hoche.

    Jason Justus Miles Forman
  • From the etoile he walked down the Champs-Elysées, but presently turned toward the river.

    Jason Justus Miles Forman
  • I wish to take a flat, in another quarter of the town, near the etoile or the Parc Monceau, and—open a pension.

    Grey Roses

    Henry Harland
  • etoile means star, and the French give that name to a place where several roads diverge from one point.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • We selected three, according to custom; one to supply water for La Boudeuse, one for the etoile, and one for washing purposes.

  • The etoile, which had been awaiting her for four days, had left France later than was expected.

  • For here at the etoile he had that evening overheard Saint-Eustache in conversation with those two bravi below stairs.

    Bardelys the Magnificent Rafael Sabatini

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