Saint-Ouen

St.-Ouen

[san-twahn]
noun
a suburb of Paris in N France.
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Saint-Ouen (French sɛ̃twɛ̃)
 
n
a town in N France, on the Seine: an industrial suburb of Paris; famous flea market. Pop: 39 722 (1999)

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saint-ouen

city, Seine-Saint-Denis departement, Paris region, a northern industrial suburb of Paris, France. It is bounded to the northwest by the Seine River, along the banks of which are vast docks. Saint-Ouen contains in its southeastern section, north of the Porte de Clignancourt Metro (subway) station, the picturesque Marche aux Puces (Paris flea market), which is much visited by tourists. The flea market also attracts Parisians in search of bargains in furniture, curios, and antiques. The suburb is a centre for liqueur distilling, the electrical industry, automobile construction, and the manufacture of machine tools. Pop. (1990) 42,611; (1999) 39,719.

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