Eiffel Tower

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The Eiffel Tower

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Eiffel Tower

  1. 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.
    • 1993 4/11, JACK SCHNEDLER, “PARIS IN ONE WILD DAY”, Chicago Sun-Times:
      I'm headed back down the elevator, having suppressed the impulse to buy an Eiffel Tower table lamp or pencil sharpener.
    • 1998 Jul, Rogers, Terrence, “City of vapor”, American Artist, volume 62 Issue 672, page 28: 
      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.
    • 1998 6/10, Jill Lieber, “Having a ball in Paris: France hosts soccer's world best”, USA Today:
      Grandfathers decked out in bright yellow and green soccer jerseys, showing off Eiffel Towers shaved into the back of their heads.

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