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.
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- n. an American who was born in France or whose ancestors were French
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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'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.
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.
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.
Owners who are alums of Le Bernardin and a menu of fine and inventive Franco-American dishes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.