Clichy

Clichy

[klee-shee]
noun
an industrial suburb of Paris, France, on the Seine.
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Clichy (kliːˈʃiː)
 
n
Official name: Clichy-la-Garenne an industrial suburb of NW Paris: residence of the Merovingian kings (7th century). Pop: 50 179 (1999)

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clichy

northern industrial suburb of Paris, France, Hauts-de-Seine departement, Paris region. It is served by a subway line from the Porte de Clichy, by an arterial highway surrounding Paris, and by suburban train service. The Beaujon Hospital, one of the largest and most modern in the Paris region, is located in the town. The Church of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, built when the saint was village priest at Clichy (1612-25), is on the boulevard Jean-Jaures. The suburb's manufactures include mechanical, electrical, and chemical products. Pop. (1999) 50,179; (2005 est.) 57,000.

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