Auteuil



a former town, now part of Paris, France: noted for residences of Boileau, Talleyrand, Molière, La Fontaine, and other eminent people.
Historical Examples

He takes the Liverpool steamer, just as we take the little boat for Auteuil, without any more fuss, without any more preparation.
Jonathan and His Continent Max O’Rell

There would be great difficulty in getting back from Auteuil.
Man and Maid Elinor Glyn

The flood was rapidly gaining street after street in Auteuil and Charenton.
Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons

It was done to stop your van from reaching the Auteuil station!
Messengers of Evil Pierre Souvestre

The convent of the Assumption at Auteuil, a suburb of Paris, is one renowned for its excellent educational advantages.
Lippincott’s Magazine, Vol. XVII, No. 99, March, 1876 Various

We are going to need Auteuil—and we are going to need it mighty badly.
With the Doughboy in France Edward Hungerford

Three shells per second are said to have fallen on Auteuil this morning.
The Insurrection in Paris An Englishman: Davy

The Count bought the lease of his villa at Auteuil in April 1808.
The Royal Institution Bence Jones

He has lost enormous sums at play, as I happen to know, and he has lost still more enormous sums at Auteuil and at Longchamps.
Jason Justus Miles Forman

Pierre Onfrey, the assassin of the rue Lafontaine at Auteuil!
The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar Maurice Leblanc

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