Definition of Quai d'orsay
1. Noun. The street in Paris along the south bank of the Seine known for its governmental ministries.
2. Noun. The French department in charge of foreign affairs; referred to familiarly by its address in Paris.
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Literary usage of Quai d'orsay
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1. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1863)
"... and finally 8ay' into the Quai d'Orsay. The spectacle of France thus marched prisoner through the streets seems to have pained the people who saw it, ..."
2. Contemporary France by Gabriel Hanotaux (1905)
"CHAPTER IV THE SALZBURG INTERVIEW I.—The meeting of October 4th—Constitution of the Committee of Nine—The Quai d'Orsay dinner—First meeting of the Committee ..."
3. The Bookworm: An Illustrated Treasury of Old-time Literature (1890)
"... the Quai d'Orsay. HVER since Baron Haussman co-operated with the late Emperor in raising out of the debris of grand old historic Paris a city absolutely ..."
4. French Foreign Policy from Fashoda to Serajevo (1898-1914) by Graham Henry Stuart (1920)
"... AT THE QUAI D'ORSAY If M. Rouvier thought that with M. Delcasse out of the way, and the portfolio of foreign affairs as well ..."