What is French?

  • (noun): The people of France.
    Synonyms: French people
    See also — Additional definitions below

French

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

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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 ...
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 ... 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 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 200 ... communes ...
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 eventually ruled out ...
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 ... The cultural, social and economic 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 ...
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 Helv├ętius Pierre-Jean-Geo ...

More definitions of "French":

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

Famous quotes containing the word french:

    French rhetorical models are too narrow for the English tradition. Most pernicious of French imports is the notion that there is no person behind a text. Is there anything more affected, aggressive, and relentlessly concrete than a Parisan intellectual behind his/her turgid text? The Parisian is a provincial when he pretends to speak for the universe.
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    Central heating, French rubber goods, and cookbooks are three amazing proofs of man’s ingenuity in transforming necessity into art, and of these, cookbooks are perhaps most lastingly delightful.
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