Saint-Cloud


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Saint-Cloud

(săN-klo͞o`), town (1990 est. pop. 28,673), Hauts-de-Seine dept., N central France, a suburb W of Paris on the Seine River. It is a residential town and resort, with a famous racetrack. Aeronautic and radio equipment, motors, and cosmetics are produced. The headquarters of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures and of Interpol are there. The town was named after Clodoald (or Cloud), grandson of Clovis I. The palace of Saint-Cloud (built 1572; destroyed during the Franco-Prussian War in 1870), of which the picturesque park remains, was a residence of many rulers of France. Napoleon I proclaimed the Empire at Saint-Cloud in 1804.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/

Saint-Cloud

a residential suburb of Paris: former royal palace; Sèvres porcelain factory. Pop.: 28 157 (1999)
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
O'Brien is responsible for four of the seven runners in the Criterium de Saint-Cloud, a mile and a quarter contest for twoyear-olds, with the Ryan Mooreridden Ryan Moore: rides Delano Roosevelt at Saint-Cloud Delano Roosevelt heading his quartet.
He said: "Migwar is a horse I like and he has come out of Saint-Cloud very well.
Even though he was in front sooner than he wanted at Saint-Cloud, he finished well."
Even the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud was a bit short in time, but he was able to go and run and I did."
O'Meara said: "He'll be declared for Saint-Cloud and, provided the ground is all right, he'll run there.
"She runs in the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud," confirmed Gosden.
However, he gained his revenge on Aidan O'Brien's charge this time as the Galileo colt had to settle for second at Saint-Cloud.
Running left-handed for the first time, last year's Arc de Triomphe hero was caught in the dying strides by Alain de Royer-Dupre's mare in the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud.
Ethypharm, one of the world's leading drug delivery system companies, Saint-Cloud, France, has entered into a co-development and licensing agreement to develop a Flash version of Aventis' drug Allegra (fexofenadine HCl).
The next time you visit the porcelain dealers at one of the large NEC antiques fairs, ask them if they have examples of Saint-Cloud porcelain.
Waldgeist, who beat Epsom contender Best Solution in last year's Group 1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud, had been earmarked to travel over for the exercise, an experience which paid off for Fabre's Derby winner Pour Moi in 2011.