Definitions for eiffel towerˈaɪ fəl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Eif′fel Tow′erˈaɪ fəl(n.)
a tower of skeletal iron construction in Paris, France: built for the exposition of 1889. 984 ft. (300 m) high.
Category: Geography (places)
Origin of Eiffel Tower:
after A. G. Eiffel (1832–1923), its engineer and principal designer
a wrought iron tower 300 meters high that was constructed in Paris in 1889; for many years it was the tallest man-made structure
An iron tower built on the Champ de Mars beside the Seine River in Paris, a global icon of France; one of the most recognizable structures in the world.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a structure erected on the banks of the Seine in Paris, the loftiest in the world, being 985 ft. in height, and visible from all parts of the city; it consists of three platforms, of which the first is as high as the towers of Notre Dame; the second as high as Strasburg Cathedral spire, and the third 863 ft; it was designed by Gustave Eiffel, and erected in 1887-1889; there are cafés and restaurants on the first landing, and the ascent is by powerful lifts.
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