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Definition of "fleurs-de-lis" []

  • Plural form of fleur-de-lis. (noun)

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Use "fleurs-de-lis" in a sentence
  • "The British colonies, meanwhile flew the British flag which eventually replaced the fleurs-de-lis when France ceded its colonies to Britain as part of its settlement in the Treaty of Utrecht (any historians may be tearing their hair out over my foreshortened version of Canadian history … sorry … trying to summarise not write a thesis!)."
  • "She replied that she hadn't noticed any stained glass, but that the ceiling was low and claustrophobic and covered with so many golden fleurs-de-lis that the overall effect was tasteless."
  • "The stunning pieces feature saints medallions, rosary-inspired chains, crosses on dog tags, fleurs-de-lis and others."