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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A former town between the Seine River and the Bois de Boulogne, now part of Paris. It was a favorite gathering place for French literary figures, including Molière and La Fontaine.

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  • Auteuil is frustrated, Scott-Thomas imperious, Aumont self-involved, Ledoyen sweetly confused, and moon-faced Elmaleh utterly passive.

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  • The native chief of this town, however, seeing that the affairs of the French were desperate; and willing, like all his countrymen, to make his peace with the strongest, had already accepted bribes from the English; and upon D'Auteuil's return, closed the gates and refused to admit him.

    With Clive in India Or, The Beginnings of an Empire

  • On the 15th of May Clive captured Paichandah, and then determined to give a final blow to D'Auteuil's force; which had, he learned, again set out to endeavour to relieve Law.

    With Clive in India Or, The Beginnings of an Empire

  • Auteuil revisits Jean de Florette territory for his directing debut: another Provençal tale from Marcel Pagnol, revolving around a country beauty whose romantic options only lead to suffering.

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  • The Well Digger's DaughterFrench actor Daniel Auteuil directs for the first time.

    This week's new film releases

  • Special guest Daniel Auteuil harks back to his beginnings in Jean De Florette with his directorial debut, The Well Digger's Daughter, another Marcel Pagnol story set in rural Provence.

    This week's new film events

  • The intruders were all regulars in the Auteuil end of the Parc des Princes and are convinced that they have been more harshly dealt with than the neo-Nazis that gather at the opposite end.

    Much ado about Wenlock & Mandeville: Canada pokes fun at 2012 mascots

  • "How do you plan to host the Euros when you can't even stop 150 fascists from provoking people in the Auteuil stand?" shouted one protester, prompting an obvious follow-up question: how do you plan to host the Euros when you can't even stop 50 fans from the Auteuil from aborting a press conference?

    Much ado about Wenlock & Mandeville: Canada pokes fun at 2012 mascots

  • I've seen some bad rides in my time but I have never seen anything like yesterday's French Champion Hurdle at Auteuil.

    Talking Horses

  • Rather than root out the racists, the club tried, in the early 1990s, to attract members of ethnic minorities to the opposite end of the ground, the Auteuil stand.

    French government gets tough on football hooligans

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