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Montparnasse

[mawn-par-nas] /mɔ̃ parˈnas/
noun
1.
a district in S Paris, France, on the left bank of the Seine: noted for its cafés and the artists and writers who have frequented and lived in the area.
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  • The students of the Montparnasse Quarter consider it swell and will have none of it.

    The King in Yellow Robert W. Chambers
  • Well, I heard her tell the cab-driver to take her to the Montparnasse Station.

    A Royal Prisoner Pierre Souvestre
  • The Boulevard du Montparnasse was ablaze with flags and bunting, and processions were forming.

    Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • But the change to the Montparnasse Quarter had its compensations.

    Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • Then the gamin emerged from his thicket, and began to crawl after Montparnasse in the dark, as the latter stood there motionless.

    Les Misrables Victor Hugo
  • Still the crowds in the Boulevard du Montparnasse got larger.

    Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • "You can't tell," replied Montparnasse with an indifferent air.

    Les Misrables Victor Hugo
  • A garret in London, a studio off Montparnasse, shabby, hungry—all no use.

    Civilization Ellen Newbold La Motte
  • "There's a man up there whom you are to save," resumed Montparnasse.

    Les Misrables Victor Hugo
  • The one who lay on the earth was Montparnasse; the one who was on top was the old man.

    Les Misrables Victor Hugo
British Dictionary definitions for Montparnasse

Montparnasse

/French mɔ̃parnas/
noun
1.
a district of S Paris, on the left bank of the Seine: noted for its cafés, frequented by artists, writers, and students
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