france has definitions from the fields of government,geography,writing
[ noun ] (government,geography) a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe



Used in print


Mongi_Slim of Tunisia and Frederick_Boland of Ireland were early favorites in_the_running , but France did n't like the former and the Soviet_Union would have none of the latter .

(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)

`` Well , this is France , after_all '' .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

The Champs_Elysees is literally littered this summer with the prostrate bodies of France 's beat-up beatnik jeunes_filles .

Bravado has been alternately described as `` a symbol of the new grandeur of France and myself '' ( De_Gaulle ) and `` a decadent , disgusting slob '' !

[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2209
[ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 2486
[ noun ] (writing) French writer of sophisticated novels and short stories (1844-1924)

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