- a city in N France, NW of Paris.
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She died on the 31st of August 1666, at Colombes, not far from Paris.
Regnault spent Christmas night at the advanced post of Colombes.The History of David Grieve
Mrs. Humphry Ward
He had brought with him from Colombes, where he had before resided, a remarkably beautiful white goat called Fanchette.
The rascal had a house at Colombes and always invited me to spend Sunday with him.Original Short Stories, Volume 9 (of 13)
Guy de Maupassant
Ah, an idea has just struck me: why should you not come to see me in the country—at Colombes?Rene Mauperin
Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
- an industrial and residential suburb of NW Paris. Pop: 76 757 (1999)