Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A district of south-central Paris, France, on the Left Bank. Its cafés have long been famous as gathering places for artists, writers, and intellectuals.

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Examples

  • Bankrolled by an allowance from a rich uncle, she finds all of those as she takes small acting roles and moves from cafés and nightclubs in Montparnasse to a villa near Biarritz.

    2009 December 07 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • I would really like a luxury apartment in Montparnasse or St. Germain des Pres but only if I could have a villa on the Riviera.

    But some things are pretty close

  • [What's the matter with that?] The urchin's profound remark recalled Montparnasse to calmness and good sense.

    Les Miserables, Volume IV, Saint Denis

  • The urchin's profound remark recalled Montparnasse to calmness and good sense.

    Les Misérables

  • The urchin’s profound remark recalled Montparnasse to calmness and good sense.

    Les Miserables

  • He also directed dozens of plays, many at the Théâtre du Lucernaire in Montparnasse.

    Laurent Terzieff obituary

  • The two lived first in London in 1902 and then in Paris in 1903, where Stein joined him in his flat at 27 rue de Fleurus, in the Montparnasse district of the city.

    Gertrude Stein.

  • During her first year in Paris, Sonia met the German collector and art-dealer, Wilhelm Uhde (1874 – 1947), whom she married on December 5, 1908, and whose Montparnasse gallery, the Galerie Notre-Dame des Champs, showed her first solo exhibition.

    Sonia Delaunay.

  • Montparnasse, a French restaurant in the Pod Hotel at 230 East 51st Street, also closed.

    Mario Almonte: Economy Unappetizing to New York City Restaurants

  • Baker, and I take a field trip to a luxury lingerie and intimacy boutique called "Kiki De Montparnasse" and ask the question, "Why do people often get out of sync sexually, and what can they do about it?"

    Dr. Jon LaPook: Talking about Sex

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