La Seine

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The Seine (river) flows through Paris, separating the Left and Right Banks
37 Bridges cross the Seine within Paris
It eventually empties into the English Channel

The islands in the Seine were important in the settlement of Paris
A Celtic tribe call Parisi built a fortified settlement on the Ile de la Cite (island city) where Cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris is currently situated
A Brief History of Paris

seine means fishing net

Seine
Statue of Seine at Versailles

(the name Seine comes from the Latin Sēquana, the Gallo-Roman goddess of the river – Wikipedia)

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