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Montreuil

[mawn-trœ-yuh] /mɔ̃ˈtrœ yə/
noun
1.
a suburb of Paris, in N France.
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  • On September the 15th she writes to her friend again: 'Montreuil and its mistress get on as well as two sweethearts.

    The Great Book-Collectors Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
  • The next night, according to my calculation, they repose at Montreuil.

    Imaginary Conversations and Poems Walter Savage Landor
  • Crcy and Agincourt were both fought almost in sight of Montreuil.

    G. H. Q. Frank Fox
  • "He will indeed disgrace his family," said Montreuil, moving away.

    Devereux, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Gerald went to town, and very soon became all that Montreuil desired.

    Devereux, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The action seemed to give Montreuil a signal for which he had hitherto waited.

    Devereux, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • You no longer tend the fruit trees and gather the peaches of Montreuil with your Pierrette, who is as fresh and sweet as they.

  • Montreuil disappeared from Paris, almost as suddenly as he had appeared there.

    Devereux, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • From some peasants on their way to market I learned that the village was called Lys, and was on the high road to Montreuil.

    Sir Jasper Carew Charles James Lever
  • Montreuil did not: he had an object to serve, and he sacrificed our whole house to it.

    Devereux, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
British Dictionary definitions for Montreuil

Montreuil

/French mɔ̃trœj/
noun
1.
an E suburb of Paris: formerly famous for peaches, but now industrialized. Pop: 90 674 (1999)
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