[French faw-lee ber-zher]
- a Parisian music hall founded in 1869 and noted for the lavish spectacle and mildly risqué content of its entertainments.
Origin of Folies Bergère
< French: the Bergère Follies, after rue Bergère, a street near which it was originally located
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At last I decided to go to the Folies-Bergere, that entertaining resort for gay women.Original Short Stories, Volume 13 (of 13)
Guy de Maupassant