What is French?

  • (noun): The people of France.
    Synonyms: French people
    See also — Additional definitions below

French

French is the adjective form of France and usually refers to:

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Paris - Sociology
... It has long been known as French high society's favorite place of residence, comparable to New York's Upper East Side, LA's Beverly Hills or London's Mayfair and Belgravia, to such an extent it has been ... economic influence of the area has played a prominent role throughout French history and is still highly vivid in nowadays' French elite ... a geographic area but also a social attitude symbolized by French high society's habits and way of life ...
French
... French is the adjective form of France and usually refers to Something of or related to the nation of France French cuisine French language, a Romance language originating in ...
Clipperton Island - History - Recent Developments
... Since then it has only been visited by sport fishermen, regularly scheduled patrols of the French Navy, and by Mexican tuna and shark fishermen ... In 1962, the independence of Algeria threatened French nuclear testing sites within that nation ... The French Ministry of Defence considered Clipperton as a possible replacement location however, due to the island's hostile climate and remote location, this was eventually ruled out ...
Paris - Administration - Intercommunality
... reasons for such incoherence has been the fear felt by the French State in front of such a huge agglomeration and the desire to tap its wealth ... State and the City reached a climax with the Revolution of 1871 (La Commune) the French Assembly in Bordeaux decided Paris would no longer be the capital city, while the ... Since then, one of the foundations of the centralized French State has been to widely distribute Paris wealth while depriving the agglomeration and keeping it divided into 8 departments ...
French Materialism
... French materialism is the name given to a handful of French 18th century philosophers during the Age of Enlightenment, many of them clustered around the salon of Baron d'Holbach ... Prominent French materialists of the 18th century include Julien Offray de La Mettrie Denis Diderot Baron d'Holbach Claude Adrien Helvétius Pierre-Jean-Georges Cabanis Jacques-Andr ...

More definitions of "French":

  • (adj): Of or pertaining to France or the people of France.
    Example: "French cooking"
    Synonyms: Gallic
  • (noun): The Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France.
  • (noun): United States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931).
    Synonyms: Daniel Chester French

Famous quotes containing the word french:

    It was not reason that besieged Troy; it was not reason that sent forth the Saracen from the desert to conquer the world; that inspired the crusades; that instituted the monastic orders; it was not reason that produced the Jesuits; above all, it was not reason that created the French Revolution. Man is only great when he acts from the passions; never irresistible but when he appeals to the imagination.
    Benjamin Disraeli (1804–1881)

    Since the French Revolution Englishmen are all intermeasurable one by another, certainly a happy state of agreement to which I for one do not agree.
    William Blake (1757–1827)

    I will soon be going out to shape all the singing tomorrows.
    Gabriel Péri, French Communist leader. Letter, July 1942, written shortly before his execution by the Germans. Quoted in New York Times (April 11, 1943)