What is French?

  • (noun): United States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931).
    Synonyms: Daniel Chester French
    See also — Additional definitions below

French

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

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Clipperton Island - History - Recent Developments
... Since 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 eventually ruled out ...
Paris - Administration - Intercommunality
... 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 ... between the State and the City reached a 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 ... 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
... 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 ...
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 ... economic influence of the area has played a prominent role throughout French history and is still highly vivid in nowadays' French elite ... 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-Georges Cabanis Jacques-André Naigeon ...

More definitions of "French":

  • (adj): Of or pertaining to France or the people of France.
    Example: "French cooking"
    Synonyms: Gallic
  • (noun): The Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France.

Famous quotes containing the word french:

    If you should put a knife into a French girl’s learning it would explode and blow away like an omelette soufflee ...
    M. E. W. Sherwood (1826–1903)

    To nourish children and raise them against odds is in any time, any place, more valuable than to fix bolts in cars or design nuclear weapons.
    —Marilyn French (20th century)

    In bourgeois society, the French and the industrial revolution transformed the authorization of political space. The political revolution put an end to the formalized hierarchy of the ancien regimé.... Concurrently, the industrial revolution subverted the social hierarchy upon which the old political space was based. It transformed the experience of society from one of vertical hierarchy to one of horizontal class stratification.
    Donald M. Lowe, U.S. historian, educator. History of Bourgeois Perception, ch. 4, University of Chicago Press (1982)