Definition of allée in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈaleɪ


  • An alley in a formal garden or park, bordered by trees or bushes.
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    • But then came the Industrial Revolution and mass production, and parterres, allées and garden ornaments again were status symbols.
    • To one side a hidden pergola overlooks the lake and on the other side an allée of lime trees leads to an oval pool garden.
    • Inside are three full-scale soccer pitches, set off by allées of plane trees like those along the boulevard Port-Royal.


mid 18th century: French.

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