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- proper n. a palace in Paris, France which was built in the 16th century and destroyed by fire in 1871.
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- n. formal gardens next to the Louvre in Paris
- n. palace and royal residence built for Catherine de Medicis in 1564 and burned down in 1871; all that remains today are the formal gardens
From French Tuileries, from tuileries, feminine plural of tuilerie ("place for manufacturing tiles"). The name comes from the tile kilns which occupied the site before the palace. (Wiktionary)