Definition of France in English:
France became a major power under the Valois and Bourbon dynasties in the 16th-18th centuries and briefly dominated Europe under Napoleon after the overthrow of the monarchy in the French Revolution 1789. Defeated in the Franco-Prussian War 1870–71, the country also suffered much destruction and loss of life in World War I, and during World War II was occupied by the Germans. France was a founding member of the EEC (now the EU) in 1957
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.