Example sentences for: des

How can you use “des” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Maison Dumont (1689) on Place Royale is now the Maison des Vins, selling good French wine and owned, like all Québécois wine and alcohol retailers, by the provincial government.

  • Highlights of the vast interior include the Royal Chapel, a gem of high Baroque; the State Apartments, in which Louis XIV used to entertain; the Salon de Diane, where he would try his hand at billiards; and the glittering Hall of Mirrors (Galerie des Glaces), 73 m (240 ft) long and built to catch the setting sun in 17 tall, arched panels of mirrors.

  • The other main street, rue des Ecouffes (medieval slang for moneylenders), completes the lively shopping area, with delicatessens, kosher butchers, and even kosher pizza shops.

  • This is Italy’s oldest ski resort and an Alpine Museum traces its history in the Casa delle Guide (Maison des Guides).

  • Berlin boomed as the center of Germany’s machine industry and was a perfect market for mass-circulation newspapers and big department stores such as KaDeWe (Kaufhaus des Westens), founded in 1907.


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