Definition of Tuileries in English:

Tuileries

(also Tuileries Gardens)

proper noun

  • Formal gardens next to the Louvre in Paris. The gardens are all that remain of the Tuileries Palace, a royal residence begun in 1564 and burned down in 1871 during the Commune of Paris.

Origin

French, literally Tile works so named because the palace was built on the site of an ancient tile works.

Pronunciation:

Tuileries

/ˈtwēlərē(z)/