the five small former French territories in India, including Chandernagor, Karikal, Pondicherry, and Yanaon on the E coast, and Mahé on the W coast.
a former French overseas territory in India, including Chandernagore and Pondicherry (now Puducherry): restored to India between 1949 and 1954
noun 1. an area in SE Asia, formerly a French colonial federation including Cochin-China, the protectorates of Annam, Cambodia, Tonkin, and Laos, and the leased territory of Kwangchowan: now comprising the three independent states of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. Capital: Hanoi. noun 1. the territories of SE Asia that were colonized by France and held […]
[french] /frɛntʃ/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of France, its inhabitants, or their language, culture, etc.: French cooking. noun 2. the people of France and their direct descendants. 3. a Romance language spoken in France, parts of Belgium and Switzerland, and in areas colonized after 1500 by France. Abbreviation: F. verb (used with […]
modifier : He continued to smoke in this ”French inhale” style noun The trick of exhaling smoke by mouth and immediately reinhaling it by nose (1940s+)
noun 1. kidskin tanned by an alum or vegetable process and finished in a manner originally employed by the French.