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Orly (ôrlēˈ), city (1990 pop. 21,824), Val-de-Marne dept., N central France, a suburb SE of Paris. It is the site of Orly airport, which with Charles de Gaulle is one of the two chief airports of Paris. There is an industrial and warehouse zone north of the airport.
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a city in France, on the Seine River; a southern suburb of Paris. Population, 30,500 (1968). A major metropolitan airport is in Orly.
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a suburb of SE Paris, France, with an international airport
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