Levallois-Perret

Levallois-Perret

[luh-val-wa-pe-re]
noun
a suburb of Paris, in N France, on the Seine.
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city, Hauts-de-Seine departement, Paris region, France. The city is a northwestern industrial and residential suburb of Paris and is located on the right bank of the Seine River, 4 miles (6.5 km) northwest of Notre Dame cathedral. With an area of less than 1 square mile (2.5 square km), it is connected to Paris by subway and has important automobile-manufacturing plants. Most of the garages of the taxi fleets of Paris are located in Levallois-Perret. The Hertford British Hospital is situated in a street bordering the western suburb of Neuilly. Pop. (1999) 54,700; (2005 est.) 62,500

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