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Champs Élysées

[shahn zey-lee-zey]
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noun
  1. a boulevard in Paris, France, noted for its cafés, shops, and theaters.
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Historical Examples

  • And how, indeed, could she be near me, seeing that I am at the rondpoint of the Champs-Elysees?

    The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard

    Anatole France

  • He ceased going to the Bois, and went out on foot in the Champs-Elysees.

  • We will all go to Paris, and buy a htel on the Champs-Elysees!

  • The hour for driving in the Champs-Elysees in winter is between two and four.

  • Nearly all the stage-coaches for the south and west passed through the Champs-Elysees.

    Les Misrables

    Victor Hugo


champs elysees in Culture

Champs Élysées

[(shahn zay-lee-zay)]

A major avenue in Paris famous for the elegance of its cafés and shops. In French it means Elysian Fields.

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