Alpes-Maritimes

[ alp-ma-ree-teem ]
/ alp ma riˈtim /

noun

a department in SE France. 1,527 sq. mi. (3,955 sq. km). Capital: Nice.

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Example sentences from the Web for Alpes-Maritimes

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

    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
  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for Alpes-Maritimes

Alpes-Maritimes
/ (French alp maritim) /

noun

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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