Definition of Tuileries in English:


(also Tuileries Gardens)

Pronunciation /ˈtwēlərē(z)/ /ˈtwiləri(z)/

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.


French, literally ‘Tile-works’ the palace was built on the site of an ancient tile works.