Definition of Tuileries in English:


Syllabification: Tui·ler·ies
Pronunciation: /ˈtwēlərē(z)
(also Tuileries Gardens)
Formal gardens next to the Louvre in Paris. The gardens are all that remain of the Tuileries Palace, a royal residence begun in 1564 and burned down in 1871 during the Commune of Paris.


French, literally 'Tile works', so named because the palace was built on the site of an ancient tile works.

Definition of Tuileries in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪz
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope