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
... One of the main reasons for such incoherence has been the fear felt by the French State in front of such a huge agglomeration and the desire to tap its wealth ... climax 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 ... 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 ...
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-Georges Cabanis Jacques-Andr ...
Clipperton Island - History - Recent Developments
... 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 ... influence of the area has played a prominent role throughout French history and is still highly vivid in nowadays' French elite ... be seen as not only a geographic area but also a social attitude symbolized by French high society's habits and way of life ...

Famous quotes containing the word french:

    The French Revolution gave birth to no artists but only to a great journalist, Desmoulins, and to an under-the-counter writer, Sade. The only poet of the times was the guillotine.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)

    The third day of Christmas,
    My true love sent to me
    Three French hens,
    —Unknown. The Twelve Days of Christmas (l. 8–10)

    Salad is roughage and a French idea.
    —U.S. grandmother. As quoted in “Once a Tramp, Always ...,” by M.F.K. Fisher (1969)