French

French is the adjective form of France and usually refers to:

  • Something of or related to the nation of France
    • French cuisine
    • French language, a Romance language originating in what is now northern France
    • French people, inhabitants of France or people having family origins in France
  • French catheter scale, a gauge system commonly used to measure the size of a catheter
  • French (surname)
  • French Open, one of the four major tennis tournaments
  • French defence, a chess opening (1 e4 e6)
  • French River, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • French River, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • French River (Ontario), Canada
  • French River (Massachusetts), Massachusetts
  • French's, an American manufacturer of mustard condiment

Other articles related to "french":

October 5 - Deaths
1017) 1112 – Sigebert of Gembloux, French author (b. 1522) 1606 – Philippe Desportes, French poet (b. 1778) 1880 – Jacques Offenbach, German-French composer (b ...
Paris - Administration - Intercommunality
... has been the fear felt by the French State in front of such a huge agglomeration and the desire to tap its wealth ... with the Revolution of 1871 (La Commune) the French Assembly in Bordeaux decided Paris would no longer be the capital city, while the Paris Commune discussed declaring Paris independent ... Since then, one of the foundations of the centralized French State has been to widely distribute Paris wealth while depriving the agglomeration and keeping it divided into 8 departments and 1 200 ...
Clipperton Island - History - Recent Developments
... then it has only been visited by sport fishermen, regularly scheduled patrols of the French Navy, and by Mexican tuna and shark fishermen ... In 1962, the independence of Algeria threatened French nuclear testing sites within that nation ... The French Ministry of Defence considered Clipperton as a possible replacement location however, due to the island's hostile climate and remote location, this was ...
Paris - Sociology
... It has long been known as French high society's favorite place of residence, comparable to New York's Upper East Side, LA's Beverly Hills or London's Mayfair and Belgravia, to such an extent it has been ... social and economic influence of the area has played a prominent role throughout French history and is still highly vivid in nowadays' French elite ... not only a geographic area but also a social attitude symbolized by French high society's habits and way of life ...
French Materialism
... French materialism is the name given to a handful of French 18th century philosophers during the Age of Enlightenment, many of them clustered around the salon of Baron d'Holbach ... Prominent French materialists of the 18th century include Julien Offray de La Mettrie Denis Diderot Baron d'Holbach Claude Adrien Helvétius Pierre-Jean ...

Famous quotes containing the word french:

    This has been illustrated copiously each day with photographs taken by the author, reproduced by means of cuts such as only French newspaper-engravers can make, presumably etched on pieces of bread.
    Robert Benchley (1889–1945)

    The terrible tabulation of the French statists brings every piece of whim and humor to be reducible also to exact numerical ratios. If one man in twenty thousand, or in thirty thousand, eats shoes, or marries his grandmother, then, in every twenty thousand, or thirty thousand, is found one man who eats shoes, or marries his grandmother.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The French are a logical people, which is one reason the English dislike them so intensely. The other is that they own France, a country which we have always judged to be much too good for them.
    Robert Morley (b. 1908)