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Moulin Rouge

[French moo-lan roozh] /French mu lɛ̃ ˈruʒ/
noun
1.
a dance hall in the Montmartre section of Paris, France, opened in 1889 and famous for its cancan dancers and the drawings of its performers and customers made there by Toulouse-Lautrec.
Origin of Moulin Rouge
< French: literally, red mill
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  • I had arranged to meet a girl at the Moulin Rouge, and Wilde told me not to go.

  • Down they come from the “Moulin Rouge,” shouting, singing, and yelling.

    The Real Latin Quarter F. Berkeley Smith
  • The “Moulin Rouge” is in full blast every night; in the day-time it is being aired.

    The Real Latin Quarter F. Berkeley Smith
  • Then the Moulin Rouge, festooned with lamps of gorgeous red, flares forth upon an expectant world.

  • Beaufort had said that later on he might go to the Moulin Rouge.

    Cynthia Leonard Merrick
  • Its popularity, from the tourist viewpoint, at least, certainly falls far short of that enjoyed by the Moulin Rouge.

    John Marsh's Millions Charles Klein
  • No stately measure was this, but a vulgar caper of the Moulin Rouge that recked not of singers or of drum-beat.

    Savage Island Basil C. Thomson

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