What is French?

  • (noun): The Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France.
    See also — Additional definitions below

French

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

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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 ... 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 ... 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 ...
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'Holba ... 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 ...
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 ...
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 ... influence of the area has played a prominent role throughout French history and is still highly vivid in nowadays' French elite ... as not only a geographic area but also a social attitude symbolized by French high society's habits and way of life ...
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 ...

More definitions of "French":

  • (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

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