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Definitions of french

  1. United States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D. C. ( 1850- 1931)
  2. the Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France
  3. the people of France
  4. of or pertaining to Gaul or the Gauls; " Ancient Gallic dialects"; " Gallic migrations"; " the Gallic Wars"
  5. The language spoken in France.
  6. Collectively, the people of France.
  7. Pertaining to France, its people, or language.
  8. The people of France; the language of France.
  9. Belonging to France or its people.
  10. The people or language of France.
  11. Pertaining to France.
  12. The language or people of France.
  13. Pertaining to France or its inhabitants.
  14. The language spoken by the inhabitants of France.
  15. Pert. to France.
  16. The language of France: French chalk, a variety of talc used for marking: French horn, a wind musical instrument; French polish, a furniture varnish.
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Quotes of french

  1. When Picasso painted in Paris, was he a Spanish or a French painter? It does not matter, he was Picasso, whatever the influences surrounding him. He simply chose Paris because it was the ideal place for him to sell his creation. – Jean-Jacques Annaud
  2. I was always interested in French poetry sort of as a sideline to my own work, I was translating contemporary French poets. That kind of spilled out into translation as a way to earn money, pay for food and put bread on the table. – Paul Auster
  3. Being "contented" ought to mean in English, as it does in French being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position. – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  4. I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to her errors and vomitings. I cannot prevent the French from being French – Charles de Gaulle
  5. It was announced as a French victory by the French Minister of War. I did not see any sign of victory but only the retreat of the French forces engaged in the battle. – Philip Gibbs
  6. It's quite a famous story that takes place on Christmas Eve, and the Germans, French and Scottish are trying to make peace one night and they bury their dead and they play football. I play a German opera singer, in German, which I never have so I am really excited about that. – Diane Kruger
  7. During the Fifties, political and military activities in Vietnam were heavily influenced by the French who as recent colonial masters, made all -important decisions. – Nguyen Cao Ky
  8. This country must be governed, and can be governed, simply on questions of policy and administration and the French Canadians who have had any part in this movement have never had any other intention but to organise upon those party distinctions and upon no other. – Wilfrid Laurier
  9. Oh, I'm not English, I cannot talk on behalf of an English person. I'm French I can say about French They are quite emotional, though, and they talk about their emotions. – Sophie Marceau
  10. There's something Vichy about the French – Ivor Novello
  11. No secular state ever existed and none would exist until the end of the French Revolution, and so we understand that America was built on the Judeo -Christian ethic and we believe that this nominee is going to see to it that those truths are upheld. – Rod Parsley
  12. Maybe I am not French maybe I am from nowhere. – Alain Prost
  13. The United States, for a French citizen, is a friend, an ally, to whom we owe, along with most Europeans, our freedom. – Jean-Pierre Raffarin
  14. I've played American, Italian, Greek, French I've been really lucky that way. – Chita Rivera
  15. Most people have no imagination. If they could imagine the sufferings of others, they would not make them suffer so. What separated a German mother from a French mother? – Ernst Toller

Usage examples for french

  1. " It is certain that the French have not taken Corunna. – With Moore At Corunna by G. A. Henty
  2. I'd like to learn to talk French – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  3. They are not my people; my people are French – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  4. French m'sieur, in Paris. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  5. Are the French still satisfied with their emperor by the grace of the people! – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach
  6. The French guns somewhere back of them. – The Romantic by May Sinclair
  7. But she is hardly English- she might be a French woman or an American. – Modern Painting by George Moore
  8. Gage jumped up and threw open the French window. – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  9. French he had never learned to read. – The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant by Alexander Johnstone Wilson
  10. " I hate that old French boy," she said. – The Biography of a Prairie Girl by Eleanor Gates
  11. French girls have none. – Ernest Maltravers, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  12. He knew that the French were the French – Tales by Polish Authors by Various
  13. " And Mr. Champney was run pooty close by a French cousin of hers when he was here. – Sally Dows and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  14. No, my lord, it is French – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  15. The French captain lost an arm. – The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence by A. T. Mahan
  16. As the French say, she " did her possible." – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil
  17. It's Mr. French I have come to see, and I am sure that he will wish to see me. – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. Do you mean to say she knows French – Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet
  19. What French women do is neither here nor there. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  20. Then it is the French – The Mayor of Troy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch