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Eiffel Tower Explained

Eiffel Tower at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

erected in the Champ-de-Mars for the Paris Universal Exposition of 1889; at 984.25 feet the world's tallest structure at the time. Designed by Fr. engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (1832-1923). ///

Eiffel Tower at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

the Eiffel Tower// a 300 metre-high metal tower in Paris, completed in 1889. It is often used as a symbol representing Paris or France.//

Eiffel Tower at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Parisian landmark built for the Centennial Exposition of 1889. Conceived by the bridge engineer Gustave Eiffel (1832-1923), the 984-ft (300-m) tower of open-lattice wrought iron was a technological masterpiece. Making use of advanced knowledge of the behavior of metal arch and truss forms under loading, the structure presaged a revolution in civil engineering and architectural design. The tower was the world's tallest building until completion of the Chrysler Building in 1930.

Eiffel Tower at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Eiffel Tower
n : a wrought iron tower 300 meters high that was constructed in
Paris in 1889; for many years it was the tallest man-made

Eiffel Tower at English (WD) Of Explained:

Category: Image - :Paris 06 Eiffelturm 4828.jpg|thumb|The Eiffel Tower

Proper noun

Inter: en-proper noun » head=Eiffel Tower
  • An iron tower built on the Champ de Mars beside the Seine River in Paris, a global icon of France; one of the most recognizable structures in the world.
    1. Inter: quote-news » year=1993|date=4/11|title=PARIS IN ONE WILD DAY|author=JACK SCHNEDLER|work=Chicago Sun-Times|passage=I'm headed back down the elevator, having suppressed the impulse to buy an Eiffel Tower table lamp or pencil sharpener.
    2. Inter: quote-journal » year=1998|date=Jul|volume=62 Issue 672|page=28|title=City of vapor|author=Rogers, Terrence|journal=American Artist|passage=Los Angeles is a city of image and imagination: a vast urban expanse filled with buildings and streets, yet relatively free of famous landmarks. There is neither an Eiffel Tower nor a Times Square, no Big Ben or Golden Gate Bridge to symbolize the complex essence of the city.
    3. Inter: quote-news » year=1998|date=6/10|title=Having a ball in Paris: France hosts soccer's world best|author=Jill Lieber|work=USA Today|passage=Grandfathers decked out in bright yellow and green soccer jerseys, showing off Eiffel Towers shaved into the back of their heads.


      Inter: trans-top » tower in Paris

  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|艾菲爾鐵塔|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|艾菲尔铁塔|tr=Aìfěi'ěr Tiětǎ|sc=Hani
  • Dutch: Inter: t » nl|Eiffeltoren|m
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|Ejfelturo
  • Finnish: Eiffelin Inter: t+ » fi|torni
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|tour Eiffel|f
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Eiffelturm|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|エッフェル塔|tr=Efferu-tō
    • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|에펠 탑|tr=Epel tap|sc=Kore
    • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|Eiffeltårnet|n
    • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|Torre Eiffel
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|Эйфелева башня|f|tr=Éjfeleva bášnja
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|torre Eiffel|f
    • Turkish: Inter: t- » tr|Eyfel Kulesi, Eiffel Inter: t- » tr|kulesi

    Inter: trans-botto » m

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