Lutetia

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Lutetia:

see ParisParis
, city (1999 pop. 2,115,757; metropolitan area est. pop. 11,000,000), N central France, capital of the country, on the Seine River. It is the commercial and industrial focus of France and a cultural and intellectual center of international renown.
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Lutetia

 

(or Lutecia), an ancient settlement of the Parisii on the site of present-day Paris, on the He de la Cite. After the Roman conquest of Gaul in the mid-first century B.C., Lutetia became an important commercial city. It came to be called Parisii in the third century.

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Lutetia

, Lutetia Parisiorum
an ancient name for Paris (the French city)
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