French capital

noun
the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
Derivationally related forms: ↑Parisian (for: ↑Paris)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital
Part Holonyms: ↑France, ↑French Republic
Member Meronyms: ↑Parisian, ↑Parisienne
Part Meronyms:

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