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Elysée

[ ey-lee-zey ]
/ eɪ liˈzeɪ /
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noun

a palace in Paris: the official residence of the president of France.
Usually the Elysée . the French government.

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Origin of Elysée

First recorded in 1815–20 for def. 1, and in 1850–55 for def. 2; from French: literally “Elysian”; see origin at Elysium

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Elysée
/ (eɪˈliːzeɪ) /

noun

a palace in Paris, in the Champs Elysées: official residence of the president of France
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