[sham-uh-nee, sham-uh-nee; French sha-maw-nee]
- a mountain valley in E France, N of Mont Blanc.
Also Cha·mou·ni [French sha-moo-nee] /French ʃa muˈni/.
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Examples from the Web for chamonix
But Pasang outpaced them, impressed her instructors and won a scholarship for more training in Chamonix, France.Breaking Mount Everest’s Glass Ceiling
Amanda Padoan, Peter Zuckerman
March 30, 2014
Skiing may claim to be the height of sophistication—the stuff of Chamonix and Gstaad.Down With Downhill Skiing!
February 16, 2010
Places like Verbier, Chamonix, or St. Moritz offer all the Alpine charms, but with a hint of glamour and style.Gal With a Suitcase
January 31, 2010
He was staying at the Hôtel des Alpes, and hoped to be a week in Chamonix.The Man Who Knew
The guides I had chosen were all from Argentire, a village six kilometres from Chamonix.A Winter Amid the Ice
And it will be a great thing for Chamonix, in the matter of attracting tourists.
He even said, once, that he wished there was a lunatic asylum in Chamonix.
The porters kept the banner, and Chamonix will believe it is you.Tartarin On The Alps
- a town in SE France, in the Alps at the foot of Mont Blanc: skiing and tourist centre. Pop: 9830 (1999)
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