Franco-American love

Franco-American

Definitions

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

  • n. An American of French or French-Canadian descent.
  • adj. Of or relating to the Franco-Americans.
  • adj. Of or relating to France and America: Franco-American relations.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an American who was born in France or whose ancestors were French

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Examples

  • Alcatel-Lucent 's exclusive talks to sell its corporate-phone business to private-equity firm Permira have lapsed, according to people familiar with the matter, in a setback for a deal that could bring in $1.5 billion or more for the Franco-American communications-gear maker.

    Alcatel Deal Falls Flat

  • Alcatel's exclusive talks to sell its corporate-phone business to private-equity firm Permira have lapsed in a setback for a deal that could bring in $1.5 billion or more for the Franco-American communications-gear maker.

    What's News

  • In a statement made in a filing to the French market regulator, the Franco-American equipment maker said that no decisions had been made over the unit, which sells switches and telephones to clients that include call centers.

    Alcatel Weighs Future of Enterprise Unit

  • The phrase may not be Mr. Fumaroli's happiest, but Franklin worked the trick: The Franco-American treaty was signed in March 1778, and the French came to the aid of the Americans in their battle with King George.

    Why They All Came to Versailles

  • Owners who are alums of Le Bernardin and a menu of fine and inventive Franco-American dishes.

    French Accents

  • Before the trip was over, she had caught the eye of Thibaut de Saint Phalle, a Franco-American naval officer recruited by the OSS to work behind enemy lines in France, who at the last minute had had his travel orders changed to the Far East.

    A Covert Affair

  • The prospects did not look good, however, as the Franco-American extradition treaty of 1911 did not cover the crime of espionage and specifically barred extradition on political charges.

    A Covert Affair

  • Daddy, Mom, and Anderson ate steak and potatoes, and we kids ate Franco-American spaghetti straight out of the can with a fork, all together, like one big, happy, freako, pre–Jerry Springer family.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Given Bush's Normandy speech about the true strength of Franco-American relations, it would be inappropriate to joke about the price of soap in France.

    What Determines Exchange Rates?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Just wanting to get something in me, take a shower and get out, I went over to the kitchen cabinet, hunched down and hunted through the cans until I found a can of Franco-American spaghetti.

    Sam In Paradise

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