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a fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries

a jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner)

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Paris [France], July 14 ( ANI ): French President Emmanuel Macron attended a Bastille Day military parade alongside his American counterpart Donald Trump.
Bastille Day is celebrated to mark the historic event of storming the Bastille on July 14, 1789, during the beginning of French Revolution.
KARACHI -- The 4th Bastille to Karachi jail exhibition will be opened at the art gallery of Alliance Francaise De Karachi on July 8.
A 23-year old man describing himself as a "nationalist" has been placed under investigation over a plan to attack French President Emmanuel Macron at this year's July 14 Bastille Day parade, a police source said on Monday.
FESTIVAL season isn't festival season without a collaboration or two, and the Isle of Wight will play host to a meeting of music giants when Rod Stewart and Bastille join up on stage.
The aim of this contract is to provide preventive and curative maintenance for non-spare parts of an amount exceeding EUR 150 excluding VAT: - - restaurants and cafeterias in the 3 Bastille, Palais Garnier and Danse schools - bars located in public areas The Opera Garnier and the Bastille Opera - ice makers in the dance direction at the Palais Garnier and the 2 restaurants located in Bastille and Garnier - including the provision of related products and services to ensure Optimal operation of the equipment.
We've make it we have award things but we much that There's no denying these people would recognise Smith, along with Kyle Simmons, Will Farquarson and Chris Wood, but it's highly unlikely any van drivers would be beeping their horns on sight, or that any cabbies would be boasting to their next fares about having once had the guitarist from Bastille in the back of their taxi.
It's annoying at points, but discard those interruptions you're left with a punchy, catchy blueprint that is so very Bastille.
British band Bastille took its Filipino fans on a musical joyride to "Pompeii" and beyond in a funfilled, highenergy concert, held Jan.
Traditionally French people dance in the streets and fire stations on the eve of the Quatorze Juillet, known in English as Bastille Day.
We congratulate the government and people of France led by President Francois Hollande, and Prime Minister Manuel Valls, on the occasion of its Bastille Day.
President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon sent a congratulatory telegram to his French counterpart Francois Hollande on the 225th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, the press service of the President said.
pride on Monday, July 14, as this popular French bistrot celebrates Bastille Day, commemorating the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789 which is considered the start of the French Revolution.
Cafe Bastille is a French bistro, whose menu includes all of the classic French favorites as well as Miami's local dishes.
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