a department in SE France. 1,527 sq. mi. (3,955 sq. km). Capital: Nice.
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How to use Alpes-Maritimes in a sentence
Burnat says he found the species undoubtedly wild in the Alpes-Maritimes, and he gave specimens of it to Boissier.Origin of Cultivated Plants | Alphonse De Candolle
Then, no doubt, he would be put across the frontier to be arrested by the police of the Department of the Alpes Maritimes.Mademoiselle of Monte Carlo | William Le Queux
But this was exceptional, and the climate of the Alpes Maritimes is on the whole as near perfection as anything earthly can be.
This, the department of the Alpes Maritimes, forms the southeastern corner of France.
On some days as many as 150 tons of roses are gathered in the province of the Alpes Maritimes.
British Dictionary definitions for Alpes-Maritimes
a department of the SE corner of France in Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur region. Capital: Nice. Pop: 1 045 973 (2003 est). Area: 4298 sq km (1676 sq miles)
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