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Île de France

[eel duh frahns]
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noun
  1. a former province in N France, including Paris and the region around it.
  2. former name of Mauritius.
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Examples from the Web for ile de france

Historical Examples

  • Talbot, marching on the Ile-de-France, relieved his fellow-countrymen.

    The Story of Chartres

    Cecil Headlam

  • That feat of creative genius none can deny to the Ile-de-France.

    How France Built Her Cathedrals

    Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly

  • The builders of the Ile-de-France were less cautious, but more sublime.

    How France Built Her Cathedrals

    Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly

  • That fact of creative genius no one can deny to the Ile-de-France.

    How France Built Her Cathedrals

    Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly

  • Its architect must certainly have come from the Ile-de-France.

    How France Built Her Cathedrals

    Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly