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- Eiffel, Alexandre Gustave 1832-1923. French engineer who designed the Eiffel Tower for the Paris Exhibition of 1889. The tower is located on the southern bank of the Seine River and is 300 m (984 ft) high.
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- proper n. A surname of French origin,
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- n. French engineer who constructed the Eiffel Tower (1832-1923)
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There's a period in Eiffel Tower that reminds me strongly of The Go!
The Bliss Corporation, who owns the name Eiffel 65, had announced a new line up for the group would be debuting in the summer of 2007 however the debut was postponed until further notice.
Yes, Alec Eiffel is an awesome song – one of the best off of The Pixies’ final album Trompe Le Monde.
Even more obscure is Sather, a derivative of Eiffel, which is named after Sather Tower, which was named after Julia Sather.
The lofty wooden lookout staging, called the Eiffel Tower, had been removed, and its timbers converted to other purposes.
Scrope mentions this fact in an account of the curious district called Eiffel or Eifel, in Rhenish
GRECO-ROMAN SPLENDOR: To grumble, as many tour books do, that there is not much to see at Troy is akin to calling the Eiffel Tower a jumble of iron bars.
Among Paris's first mass attractions drawing international interest were, from 1855, the above-mentioned Expositions Universelles that would bring Paris many new monuments, namely the Eiffel Tower from 1889.
Universelles that would bring Paris many new monuments, namely the Eiffel Tower from 1889.
The dowel-leg base joins four other original base options, including the wire base (also known as the Eiffel Tower base), four-legged base, stacking base, and rocker.