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Definition of Etoile
1. a star [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Etoile
épater la bourgeoisie
épater le bourgeois
Literary usage of Etoile
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1900)
"The Avenue de la Grande-Armee, prolonging the Avenue des Champs-Elysées beyond the Arc de l'etoile (p. 158), leads to the Porte Maillot (which is named from ..."
2. Battles of the British Navy by Joseph Allen (1852)
"The etoile then wore and passed close astern of the Astrea, pouring in a destructive fire, cutting her rigging to pieces, and ripping up her decks. ..."
3. Paris and Its Environs: With Routes from London to Paris, and from Paris to by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1878)
"28) which crosses this bridge starts from the Place de l'etoile, ... 147) by the emperor himself, and the Arc de l'etoile by Louis Philippe in 1836, ..."
4. Paris and Environs, with Routes from London to Paris and from Paris to the by Karl Baedeker, Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1884)
"FROM THE PLACE DE L'etoile TO THE BOIS DE BOULOGNE. ... B, R, 9, 6), leading from the Arc de 1'etoile to the SW, is the usual route followed by the ..."
5. Impressions of Europe, 1873-1874: Music, Art and History by Philo Adams Otis (1922)
"In the evening to the opera (Covent Garden) to hear Patti and Faure in "L'etoile du Nord" (Meyerbeer) ; a magnificent performance. MEYERBEER When "L'etoile ..."