Definition of Île-de-France

1. Noun. A region of north central France including Paris and the area around it.

Group relationships: France, French Republic
Generic synonyms: French Region



Definition of Île-de-France

1. Proper noun. A région of France, including Paris. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Île-de-France

Æschylus
Æsir
Æsop
Æsopian
Æthiop
Æthiopia
Æthiopian
Æthiopians
Æthiopic
Ætna
Ætolia
Ææa
Çoruh
Élysée
Étaín
Île-de-France (current term)
Öland
Ústí nad Labem
Ürümchi
Ürümqi
Þrymskviða
à bas
à bouche
à contre-coeur
à contrecœur
à deux
à gogo
à la russe
à outrance
à propos

Literary usage of Île-de-France

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

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In the twelfth century, the speech of the Ile-de-France began to take the lead over all the others, for the very good reason that it was the speech of the ..."

2. Proceedings by International Congress of Americanists (1907)
"Pour ceux de l'Ile-de-France, admettons qu'ils parlaient le français ... Cela n'est pas exact ; car, outre que les habitants de l'Ile-de-France venus au ..."

3. A Handbook for Travellers in France: Being a Guide to Normandy, Brittany by John Murray (Firm) (1867)
"... FLANDERS—ILE DE FRANCE—NORMANDY. INTRODUCTORY INFORMATION. Objects of Interest—Country of Normandy—Architectural Remains— Skeleton Tour. ROUTES. ..."

4. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1917)
"the pointed arch.1 This last, indeed, is an essential characteristic of almost all the earliest ribbed vaults ot the Ile-de-France. The conclusions here set ..."

5. Adventure Guideby Heather Stimmler-Hall by Heather Stimmler-Hall (2004)
"Paris and Ile-de-France offer opportunities for unique adventures. Walking, bicycling, horseback-riding, ..."

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