Example sentences for: ile

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

  • Jacques Cartier named the island Ile St-Jean when he spotted it in the 16th century, but the French didn’t colonize it until after their retrenchment following the 1713 Treaty of Utrecht.

  • The district to the north of Ile de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis has bravely withstood the onslaught of modern construction.

  • Expo ’67 provided the major breakthrough with the choice of the river’s Ile Ste-Hélène as the principal site for the international pavilions.

  • The airy, bright Baroque church of St-Louis-en-l’Ile illuminates with a golden light its fine collection of Dutch, Flemish, and Italian 16th- and 17th-century art.

  • The flower market on place Louis Lépine, near Notre-Dame on Ile de la Cité, opens from 8am to 7:30pm daily.

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