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Definition(s):

  • (n) an American who was born in France or whose ancestors were French

News

  • Five Questions for June 13, 2013: Bernard Ouimet

    Bernard Ouimet was born in a small town called St-Jacques-le-Mineur, south east of Montreal, where he grew up on a farm. In 1952, his family moved to the U.S. and he eventually ended up in Cohoes. A former American history teacher at Cohoes Middle School, he has been a church organist and choir director for 50 years. He is also president of the Franco-American Federation of NY.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Troy Record

Quotes

  1. "I hope that your second term will provide an opportunity to reinforce the Franco-American friendship," Chirac said in the letter released by his office.
    on Nov 3, 2004 By: Jacques Chirac Source: EastDay.com

  2. "Severin Beliveau is a proud Franco-American who holds dear his French heritage," Baldacci said. "He has served as a liaison for the French people and interests for many years, and has helped to establish stronger ties between Maine and...
    on May 13, 2008 By: John Baldacci Source: MaineToday.com

  3. "I will be happy to be able to work with Hillary Clinton, as soon as she takes office, on reinforcing Franco-American friendship," said Bernard Kouchner, the French foreign minister, praising her "competence, her convictions and her human...
    on Dec 1, 2008 By: Bernard Kouchner Source: Aljazeera.net

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