milieu milieu  /mɪ ˈljʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the environmental condition

Usage(s):

  • When the cowherd reached the big city he was flummoxed and felt out of his milieu.

News

  • Book Reviews

    Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2013. Pp. x, 188. Illus., maps, notes., biblio., index. $28.00 paper. ISBN: 0252079256. Race and Radicalism in the Union Army looks at the rise of a quasi-multiracial milieu on the frontier during the period of “Bleeding Kansas” and how this affected Unionism and military operations in the region.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Strategy Page

Quotes

  1. "Of course she's allowed to express a view, and I was saying that. The problem was that I was dealing with a question that she raised about immigration and I was not given a chance to answer it because we had a whole milieu of press around,"...
    on Apr 28, 2010 By: Gordon Brown Source: Toronto Star

  2. "I'm not one of these all-publicity-is-good people," Seinfeld said on WFAN. "People talk about you need exposure -- you could die of exposure ...... I don't understand how this is good for her, but I'm sure she understands her milieu better...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Jerry Seinfeld Source: msnbc.com

  3. "It's very exciting, we have a fantastic story," Christopher Nolan said while sipping tea in the sleek editing suite that fills the converted garage adjacent to his Hollywood home. "And we feel we can do it right. We know the milieu, if you...
    on Mar 10, 2010 By: Christopher Nolan Source: Los Angeles Times

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