eiffel eiffel  /ˈaɪ fəl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) French engineer who constructed the Eiffel Tower (1832-1923)

News

  1. RiverLink parade invites creativity

    Vivian Andrews and her grandson Nicholas carry their homemade Eiffel Tower to the river as part of their French-themed entry in last year's Anything That Floats Parade.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Asheville Citizen-Times

  2. Rutherfurd's 'Paris': 7 centuries of epic intrigue in the City of Light

    1883: Thomas Gascon, an ironworker from the poorest section of Montmartre, is working on the Statue of Liberty for a certain Monsieur Eiffel.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Asbury Park Press

  3. Louisa Chirico, Jamie Loeb sparkle in City of Light

    Louisa Chirico visited the Eiffel Tower and strolled the ritzy Avenue des Champs-Élysées. But these Westchester girls weren't there just as tourists. They brought their sparkling tennis ability to the main draw of their first Roland Garros Junior French Championships, held in conjunction with the French Open.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Journal News

Quotes

  1. "That is our Eiffel Tower," Councilman Tom LaBonge said. "There is the Hollywood sign. There is the open space. And that's all there is. This is ours and it should remain ours."
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Tom LaBonge Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Today is a magnificent day for me, I'm engaged to a magnificent woman," the 42-year-old Cruise said at a news conference. "It was early this morning at the Eiffel Tower, so I haven't slept at all."
    on Jun 17, 2005 By: Tom Cruise Source: USA Today

  3. "The Signal Tower is the most important architectural event since the Eiffel Tower," said Patrick Devedjian, head of the public body in charge of renovating La Defense, EPAD, as he announced the winner at a press conference in Paris.
    on May 27, 2008 By: Patrick Devedjian Source: AFP

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