(kā dôr sā′; Fr kā dō̂r se′)
- a street along the bank of the Seine in Paris, on which are located the offices of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
See Quai d'Orsay in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A street paralleling the southern bank of the Seine River in Paris, France, notable for its governmental ministries. The name is used figuratively to refer to the French foreign office.