Definitions

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

  • A river of northern France flowing about 770 km (480 mi) generally northwest to the Bay of the Seine, an inlet of the English Channel, near Le Havre. It has been an important commercial waterway since Roman times and has figured significantly in the histories of Paris, Rouen, and Le Havre.

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  • noun A river of northern France that flows through Paris for about 772 km (480 mi) to the English Channel near Le Havre.
  • noun A former department of France, the capital city of which was Paris.

Etymologies

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French Seine

Examples

  • Paris Dog Cemetery, Le Cimetière des chiens d'Asnières-sur-Seine, is thought to be the world's oldest public pet cemetery.

    Paris Dog Cemetery

  • Among others, there are postcards of the Palais Idéal, the Hotel of Old Plates in Seine Maritime, France, and Agnes Jones 'Boneyard (see below).

    The Places We Make For Ourselves

  • Among others, there are postcards of the Palais Idéal, the Hotel of Old Plates in Seine Maritime, France, and Agnes Jones 'Boneyard (see below).

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • The Seine is full of dace, but they grew cunning during the siege of Paris, and none of them has been caught since, except in nets.

    Down and Out in Paris and London

  • Thirty years ago, when he began his career, he explains, the Seine was a very dirty river.

    The Rise of Big Water

  • BUT, the Banks of the Seine is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • BUT, the Banks of the Seine is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

    Paris (not Hilton), but...

  • The sky was still white and hard, and the Seine was a nasty gray.

    Maigret and the Saturday Caller

  • The Seine was a yellowish flood, carrying along refuse, broken boxes, branches of trees.

    Maigret and the Bum

  • From this point the course of the Seine is a complicated winding among _iles_ and _ilots_, which gives it that elongation which makes necessary hours of journeying by boat as against a quarter of the time by the road -- as the crow flies -- to the lower fortifications of

    The Automobilist Abroad

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