an arch, located in Paris, begun in 1806 by Napoleon in honor of his victorious armies and completed in 1836. The unknown soldier of France and the eternal flame were placed beneath the arch after World War I.
One can even rent out the villa here or wander down from the Arc de Triomphe and peek through the fence.
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He swears by a Turkish tailor named Mustapha near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, his biographer has claimed.
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The cannonade in the direction of the Arc de Triomphe is increasing in intensity.
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Had that animal Coupeau gone to the Arc de Triomphe to get his dram?
L’Assommoir Emile Zola
The next great show was the triumphal march through the Arc de Triomphe.
An Onlooker in France 1917-1919 William Orpen
We left our taxi and mounted to the top of the Arc de Triomphe.
The Adventures of a Modest Man Robert W. Chambers
Suddenly the huge silhouette of the Arc de Triomphe sprang into black relief against the flash of a cannon.
The King in Yellow Robert W. Chambers
In the distance rises the mighty bulk of the Arc de Triomphe.
History of the Commune of 1871 P. Lissagary
By ten o’clock there were fifteen red flags close to the Arc de Triomphe.
Victor Hugo: His Life and Works G. Barnett Smith
At the Arc de Triomphe, I shall wait for an automobile, which will stop for me.
The Blue Lights Arnold Fredericks
the triumphal arch in Paris begun by Napoleon I to commemorate his victories of 1805–6 and completed in 1836
- Arc furnace
a furnace in which heat is generated by an electric arc. Historical Examples Elihu Thomson’s process of welding by means of the arc furnace found wide and varied applications. The Age of Invention Holland Thompson noun a furnace in which the charge is heated by an electric arc
noting a type of cargo-ship construction in which the sides have the form of so drawn that the greatest breadth is at load waterline, the purpose being to promote the flow of water to the propeller with an easy bilge and without loss of capacity.
Usually, archives. documents or records relating to the activities, business dealings, etc., of a person, family, corporation, association, community, or nation. archives, a place where public records or other historical documents are kept. any extensive record or collection of data: The encyclopedia is an archive of world history. The experience was sealed in the archive […]
Architecture. a curved masonry construction for spanning an opening, consisting of a number of wedgelike stones, bricks, or the like, set with the narrower side toward the opening in such a way that forces on the arch are transmitted as vertical or oblique stresses on either side of the opening. an upwardly curved construction, as […]