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Tuileries

Line breaks: Tuil¦er|ies
Pronunciation: /ˈtwiːləri
 
, tɥilʀi/

Definition of Tuileries in English:

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 burnt down in 1871 during the Commune of Paris.

Origin

French, literally 'Tile-works': the palace was built on the site of an ancient tile works.

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