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Conciergerie

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Conciergerie A celebrated prison, attached to the Palais de Justice in Paris.
    • Conciergerie The office or lodge of a concierge or janitor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n conciergerie In France, the room near the entrance of a hotel, apartment-house, or other building occupied by the concierge or janitor.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

To reach the Conciergerie, they were obliged to pass the Palais de Justice.
"Which?" by Ernest Daudet
Whoever passed within the walls of the Conciergerie was counted lost.
"The False Chevalier" by William Douw Lighthall
The artist, ex-juror, ex-member of the Council General of the Commune, was borne on a litter to the Conciergerie.
"The Gods are Athirst" by Anatole France
He was doomed to death, and was sent to the Conciergerie, whence he was to be conducted to his execution.
"Hortense, Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
Evidently because he did not like the publicity of her room at the Conciergerie.
"Humour of the North" by Lawrence J. Burpee
To the left are the picturesque mediaeval towers of the Conciergerie and the tall roof of the belfry of the Palais.
"The Story of Paris" by Thomas Okey
The old Palace of the French Kings, the remaining part of which is now known as the Conciergerie.
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
On this square is the Hotel de Ville, the Palace of Justice, and Conciergerie.
"Vanished towers and chimes of Flanders" by George Wharton Edwards
They were led from the dungeons of the Conciergerie to the misnamed Halls of Justice.
"Madame Roland, Makers of History" by John S. C. Abbott
Condemned to death, he was imprisoned in the Conciergerie.
"Maria Antoinette" by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
The day was just beginning to dawn as we entered the barracks of the Conciergerie, and drew up in a double line along its spacious square.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, July, 1850." by Various
On arriving at the Conciergerie, De Scuderi was led into a large light apartment.
"Weird Tales, Vol. II." by E. T. A. Hoffmann
Arrived at the Conciergerie, she was taken into a large, well-lighted room.
"The Serapion Brethren." by Ernst Theordor Wilhelm Hoffmann
In 1790 only 490 accused, and in 1791 not more than 1198, were sent to the Conciergerie.
"Anarchism" by E. V. Zenker
Pierre, a la Conciergerie au Paradis.
"The O'Donoghue Tale Of Ireland Fifty Years Ago" by Charles James Lever
There is work too at the Conciergerie, at the great and little Chatelet, the Salpetriere, and the Bicetre.
"Marie Antoinette and the Downfall of Royalty" by Imbert de Saint-Amand
The Conciergerie was crowded, and afforded small accommodation for new-comers.
"The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12." by E. Rameur
She remained but a few days in the Conciergerie before she was led to the scaffold.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, No. VI, November 1850, Vol. I" by Various
Upon his appeal, he was removed to the Conciergerie, a place destined to become another scene in his life of uniform villainy.
"Notes and Queries, Vol. V, Number 116, January 17, 1852" by Various
Sans-Souci had mentioned the Conciergerie; so it was to the Conciergerie she must go.
"Brother Jacques (Novels of Paul de Kock, Volume XVII)" by Charles Paul de Kock
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In news:

After crisscrossing Paris looking for an apartment in 2007, American writer Rosecrans Baldwin found a place near an old fortress, La Conciergerie.
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