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

  • A hill and district of northern Paris, France, on the Right Bank. It is noted for its nightlife and for its associations with artists such as Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Utrillo. The original village of Montmartre was annexed by Paris in 1860.

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  • proper n. A town located in Northern Paris, France.

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  • n. the highest point in Paris; famous for its associations with many artists

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Examples

  • (Note: Television schedules are subject to change Wednesday because of special coverage of the death of Sen. Edward Kennedy.) •Law & Order's S. Epatha Merkerson narrates Great Performances 'Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story (PBS, tonight, 8 ET/PT, times may vary).

    Critic's Corner Wednesday

  • Erick González is in Montmartre, the place any painter in the world dreams about.

    Global Voices in English » Guatemala: For Some Artists, Picasso was Wrong

  • LOL ... the first time was in Montmartre .. (closer to the Moulin Rouge tho). .and the other time, in front of the Chateau de Vincennes.

    brouillon - French Word-A-Day

  • William A. Shack: Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story Between the Great Wars

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Cara Black: Murder in Montmartre (Soho Crime) by M.F. K. and the Editors of Time-life Books Fisher: The Cooking of Provincial France

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  • Mike Resnick: A Club in Montmartre: An Encounter with Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

    Smart Power: The Record So Far

  • There was -- everybody basically frequented this small area in Paris known as Montmartre and Mont Parnasse.

    CNN Transcript May 12, 2005

  • Actually, I'm living in Paris, and I live in Montmartre, which is just at the bottom of Sacre Coeur, so it is 10 minutes away from Sacre Coeur.

    CNN Transcript Jan 14, 2003

  • It recalls the Montmartre days of the artist when he was acquainted with Paul Gauguin and Toulouse-Lautrec.

    Promenades of an Impressionist

  • And I discovered the Dreyfus Marché St. Pierre, in the eponymous textile quartier of Montmartre, which is where you must go if you want to win that contest.

    Polly-Vous Francais?

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