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Alpes-Maritimes

[alp-ma-ree-teem]
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noun
  1. a department in SE France. 1527 sq. mi. (3955 sq. km). Capital: Nice.
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Examples from the Web for alpes-maritimes

Historical Examples

  • Its course is so sinuous, as it comes down from its source in the Alpes-Maritimes, that it is known locally as le serpent.

    Rambles on the Riviera

    Francis Miltoun

  • 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

  • To the south is the open sea, and to the north the varied background of the Alpes-Maritimes.

    Rambles on the Riviera

    Francis Miltoun


British Dictionary definitions for alpes-maritimes

Alpes-Maritimes

noun
  1. 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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