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  1. a palace in Paris: the official residence of the president of France.
  2. the French government (usually preceded by the).
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Historical Examples of elysee

  • Changarnier had just been escorting Louis Bonaparte to the Elysee.

    The Memoirs of Victor Hugo

    Victor Hugo

  • The Elysee does not suit me, and the Tuileries is barely inhabitable.

  • Monsieur, I leave it there; but forget the evening at the Elysee.

  • Did he remember that phrase in the Elysee garden: 'Must I commit a crime, then, to win you?'

  • For that matter most of the brothers petted him, Elysee especially.

British Dictionary definitions for elysee


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