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  • n. Plural form of flamboyant.

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Examples

  • C'était je crois la première fois que je voyais un film de Bollywood en entier, et ma foi probablement parce que je n'en connais que les stéréotypes : décors flamboyants, danses et chants un peu n'importe où, nous n'avons pas été déçus.

    Semaine Bollywood sur Arte — Climb to the Stars

  • There were goods yards around the station now, a new concrete bridge over the Baboon Stroom, the blue gums in the plantation beyond the school were taller, and the flamboyants that had lined the main street were gone.

    The Sound of Thunder

  • They walked side by side in the half darkness, under the flamboyants.

    When the Lion Feeds

  • Pewter brooches are still in great request, as are also pewter-pots, which are used in the tap-rooms of some _des cribbes particulièrement flamboyants-haut_.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, December 11, 1841

  • There were trees studded over with huge white flowers, and others, the flamboyants such as I saw in the campaign at Santiago, are a mass of large scarlet blossoms in June, but which now had shed them.

    What He Saw in Porto Rico

  • The schooners moored to the quay are trim and neat, the little town along the bay is white and urbane, and the flamboyants, scarlet against the blue sky, flaunt their colour like a cry of passion.

    Moon and Sixpence

  • A mango grew in front of the house, and at the edge of the clearing were two flamboyants, twin trees, that challenged the gold of the cocoa-nuts with their scarlet flowers.

    Moon and Sixpence

  • Because he painted the trees I see about me every day, the cocoa-nuts, the banyans, the flamboyants, the alligator-pears, I have seen them ever since differently, as though there were in them a spirit and a mystery which I am ever on the point of seizing and which forever escapes me.

    Moon and Sixpence

  • At this ranch there was a tannery; a slaughter-house; a cannery; a church; buildings of various kinds and all degrees of comfort for the thirty or forty families who made the place their headquarters; and the handsome, white, two-story big house, standing among lemon-trees and flamboyants on the river-brink.

    IV. The Headwaters of the Paraguay

  • Umbrageous flamboyants -- the royal poincianas, or flame-trees -- sheltered the short stretch of sward to the water, and their blossoms made a red-gold litter upon the grass.

    Mystic Isles of the South Seas.

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