City of Light

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City of Light

  1. (informal) A nickname for Paris.
    • 2022 October 13, Constant Méheut, “With Leaps and Bounds, Parkour Athletes Turn Off the Lights in Paris”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      Paris, the City of Light, is a favorite target. While its landmark monuments now go dark earlier than usual, many store signs still stay lit all night.