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Annecy

[anuh-see]
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noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Haute-Savoie, in SE France.

Haute-Savoie

[oht-sa-vwah]
noun
  1. a department in E France. 1775 sq. mi. (4595 sq. km). Capital: Annecy.
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Examples from the Web for annecy

Historical Examples

  • That day we left Annecy, and on the next went to prayers at Geneva.

    The Autobiography of Madame Guyon

    Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon

  • Then it gave him an opportunity of harassing his enemy, the bishop of Annecy.

    Voltaire

    John Morley

  • The car had nearly reached Annecy before Celia woke to consciousness.

    At the Villa Rose

    A. E. W. Mason

  • Picture to yourself a lake the size of Zug, or Annecy, or Orta.

    The Alps

    Martin Conway

  • Balzac's autumn trip was prolonged as far as Annecy and Geneva.

    Balzac

    Frederick Lawton


British Dictionary definitions for annecy

Annecy

noun
  1. a city and resort in E France, on Lake Annecy. Pop: 50 348 (1999)
  2. Lake Annecy a lake in E France, in the Alps

Haute-Savoie

noun
  1. a department of E France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Annecy. Pop: 663 810 (2003 est). Area: 4958 sq km (1934 sq miles)
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