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Bois de Boulogne

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A park in the western part of Paris, France. A popular recreation area, it is the site of Auteuil and Longchamps racecourses.

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Examples

  • The Bois de Boulogne was a small patch of almost-virgin forest, perched incongruously on the edge of Paris.

    Dragonfly in Amber

  • By conviction, they belonged to the Anglophile school, and theirs was one of the prettiest little houses between the Avenue Victor Hugo and the Avenue du Bois de Boulogne, which is more important than ancestors.

    The Isle of Unrest

  • So here's a leaf full from the Bois de Boulogne, which is very lovely; and we drive about by night or day, as if all the sky were only the roof of a sapphire palace set with warm stars.

    Hortus Inclusus Messages from the Wood to the Garden, Sent in Happy Days to the Sister Ladies of the Thwaite, Coniston

  • The grounds are very pretty, and a portion of them opens by iron rails to the Bois de Boulogne, which is a great advantage.

    The Idler in France

  • Our drive to the Bois de Boulogne was a very agreeable one, and was rendered so by their pleasant conversation.

    The Idler in France

  • This is a large park situated in the Bois de Boulogne, which is stunning.

    Travel news, travel guides and reviews | guardian.co.uk

  • After DSK's arrest, the French media were flooded with stories about his forcing himself on women, visiting swingers' clubs, and getting caught in a police sweep of prostitutes working in the Bois de Boulogne.

    Thomas A. Bass: The Paranoid Style in French Politics

  • "Les Anges du péché" ("Angels of the Streets," 1943) is set amid a community of Dominican nuns that welcomes reformed female prisoners, and his "Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne" ("The Ladies of the Bois de Boulogne," 1945), based on part of a Diderot novel and featuring dialogue by Jean Cocteau, is a glittering cocktail of irony and redemption.

    Salvation at the Forum

  • "The Man with the Bagful of Boomerangs in the Bois de Boulogne" invokes the long tradition of French experimentalism.

    A Guidebook Through An Impossible Oeuvre

  • After DSK's arrest, the French media were flooded with stories about his forcing himself on women, visiting swingers' clubs, and getting caught in a police sweep of prostitutes working in the Bois de Boulogne.

    Thomas A. Bass: The Paranoid Style in French Politics

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