Meaning of COLOMBES in English

northwestern industrial suburb of Paris, Hauts-de-Seine dpartement, Paris rgion, France. It is known particularly for the Yves-du-Manoir sports stadium, built for the 1924 Olympic Games, which has 65,000 seats. Henrietta Maria of England died in 1669 on her estate outside the original village of Colombes. Automobile tires are now manufactured in the suburb. Pop. (1990) 79,058.

Britannica English vocabulary.      Английский словарь Британика.