Quai d'Orsay[kā dôr sā′; Fr kā dō̂r se′]
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- 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
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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.