Clichy

[klee-shee]
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noun

an industrial suburb of Paris, France, on the Seine.

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Examples from the Web for clichy

Historical Examples of clichy

  • 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

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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