[kar-uh-sel, -zel; kar-uh-sel, -zel]

noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for carrousel

Historical Examples of carrousel

  • He passed through the court-yard of the Tuileries into the Carrousel.

    Louis Philippe

    John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott

  • The front of the column is in the Carrousel, parleying with the Swiss Guards.

    The Countess of Charny

    Alexandre Dumas (pere)

  • I saw you, too, general; you were reading the inscription on the arch of the Carrousel.

    The Companions of Jehu

    Alexandre Dumas, pre

  • They began to converse with some sequence only after they had passed the door of the Carrousel.

    Two banks of the Seine

    Fernand Vandrem

  • As soon as she was out of the Carrousel she was unable to remain serious any longer.

    Two banks of the Seine

    Fernand Vandrem

British Dictionary definitions for carrousel



a variant spelling of carousel
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for carrousel

variant of carousel.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper