Definition of Champs elysees

1. Noun. A major avenue in Paris famous for elegant shops and cafes.

Generic synonyms: Street
Group relationships: Capital Of France, City Of Light, French Capital, Paris



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Champs Elysees

Chambers
Chambertin
Chambéry
Chamicuro
Chamonix
Chamorro
Chamorros
Champ
Champagne
Champagne-Ardenne
Champaign
Champions League
Champlain
Champollion
Champs Elysees
Champy
Champy's fixative
Chan
Chana
Chanaan
Chanarin
Chance
Chance card
Chance cards
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Chancellorsville
Chancy
Chandi
Chandigarh

Literary usage of Champs elysees

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The count of Monte-Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (1846)
"The champs elysees! Come, let us talk a little about my father! ... You were speaking of the champs elysees just now, worthy foster-father! ..."

2. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"... after two unsuccessful attempts in the new region of the Rue Balzac and Rue Lord Byron, to an apartment in the Avenue des champs elysees. ..."

3. Paris by Peter Eckerlin, Elke Pastre (2001)
"Spacious bar not far from the Champs-Elysees. EJ VIP-Room, 76-78, av. des Champs-Elysees, Metro: George V. Disco, where the rich and beautiful meet. ..."

4. Recollections of a Minister to France, 1869-1877 by Elihu Benjamin Washburne (1889)
"The Avenue of the champs elysees is crowded with the National Guard, marching up and down ; great numbers of people on both sides of the Avenue, ..."

5. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1852)
"The name of champs elysees was given during the reign of Louis XIV., but their formation commenced in 1616, when the Cours la Reine was laid out and planted ..."

6. Catlin's Notes of Eight Years' Travels and Residence in Europe with His by George Catlin (1848)
"... champs elysees—At the Masquerade, Grand Opera— Their opinions and criticisms on them—Frenchwomen at confession in St. Roch—Doctor's ideas of ..."

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