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Antibes

[ahn-teeb] /ɑ̃ˈtib/
noun
1.
a seaport in SE France, SW of Nice: preserved ruins of 4th-century b.c. Roman town.
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  • He had to leave for Antibes at three; he could not do without it.

    The Good Soldier Ford Madox Ford
  • But along the coast you are not in France until you reach Antibes.

    Riviera Towns

    Herbert Adams Gibbons
  • Antibes is, however, of great antiquity, having been the Antipolis of the Romans.

    Rambles on the Riviera Francis Miltoun
  • I was then in hiding at her house on her estate near the Antibes.

  • At Antibes they had a beautiful villa, and later a mansion at Milan.

  • Cannes, Grasse, Antibes, and Nice are the places where it is most cultivated.

    The Romance of Plant Life G. F. Scott Elliot
  • We had a villa at Antibes when I was a little chap, before we lost our money.

  • We were from seven in the morning till two, getting away from Antibes.

    Pencillings by the Way N. Parker Willis
  • We proceeded to Antibes, which opened its gate to us without any difficulty.

    Four Years in France Henry Digby Beste
  • The lady wanted absolutely to see you; but I told her that you had gone to Antibes.

    Hania Henryk Sienkiewicz
British Dictionary definitions for Antibes

Antibes

/French ɑ̃tib/
noun
1.
a port and resort in SE France, on the Mediterranean: an important Roman town. Pop: 72 412 (1999)
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