champs-elysees

Champs Élysées

[shahn zey-lee-zey]
noun
a boulevard in Paris, France, noted for its cafés, shops, and theaters.
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Champs Élysées [(shahn zay-lee-zay)]

A major avenue in Paris famous for the elegance of its cafés and shops. In French it means Elysian Fields.

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