French. Almost all applications support French accents. Guidelines for typing and using accents are given below. lf you need to refer to additional characters. National symbols of France are emblems of the French nation, and are the cornerstone of the republican tradition. Contents. [hide]. 1 National symbols ; 2 French National symbols · Great Seal of France. The fleur-de-lis (plural: fleurs-de-lis) or flower-de-luce is a stylized lily that is used as a decorative design or symbol. Many of the saints are often depicted with a lily, most prominently St. Joseph. Since France is a historically Catholic nation, the Fleur de lis became The fleur-de-lis was the symbol of Île-de- France, the core of the French Usages · Earliest usage · Royal symbol · Modern usage.