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

  • A district of Paris on the northern, or right, bank of the Seine River. The Arc de Triomphe, the Elysée Palace, the Louvre, fashionable shopping boulevards, and Montmartre are on the Right Bank.

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  • n. the region of Paris on the north bank of the Seine

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Examples

  • Neighborhoods: the Right Bank is the right bank to be on for cafes and funky-meets-minimalist boutiques.

    Swinging Skirts And Salsa

  • The "Right Bank" of Bordeaux is a different story, especially cool-climate St. - Emilion.

    News & Politics

  • Visiting some of the postcard venues Allen splashes from the camera – like temples of gastronomy such as Le Grand Vefour on the Right Bank or Laperouse on a Left Bank quai – requires reservations and deep pockets.

    Woody Allen's Paris

  • Visiting some of the postcard venues Allen splashes from the camera â" like temples of gastronomy such as Le Grand Vefour on the Right Bank or Laperouse on a Left Bank quai â" requires reservations and deep pockets.

    Woody Allen's Paris

  • On the Right Bank, Merlot and Cabernet Franc are the dominant grapes, and the two primary regions are Pomerol and St.

    Getting to the Bottom of Bordeaux

  • If demand from China and Hong Kong continues, I very much doubt the big names from the glamour appellations such as Pauillac and Margaux, or the communes of Pomerol and Saint-Émilon on the Right Bank will be inclined to drop their prices.

    The Heart of Bordeaux

  • We, the crew, would be staying at the Hotel Du Ministre, a tiny hotel on the Right Bank.

    Carole Mallory: Pan Am Days: Dancing With Paris In 1966

  • I'm eyeing the Right Bank bag, since I'm a Right Bank girl.

    Beth Arnold: Letter From Paris: Designing Women

  • The Left Bank is home to mostly Cabernet-dominant blends, while Right Bank wines are made predominantly from Merlot and Cabernet Franc.

    The First Taste of 2009

  • Across the Dordogne on the Right Bank, lie soils more suited to the production of Merlot, heavily infused with limestone, clay and sand, where its two great appellations Saint-Emilion and Pomerol offer a more unctuous, velvety, approachable wine.

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