Dictionary.com

Moulin Rouge

[ French moo-lan -roozh ]
/ French mu lɛ̃ ˈruʒ /
Save This Word!

noun

a dance hall in the Montmartre section of Paris, France, opened in 1889 and famous for its cancan dancers and the drawings of its performers and customers made there by Toulouse-Lautrec.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of Moulin Rouge

<French: literally, red mill
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Learn A New Word Right Now!