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  1. a seaport in SE France, SW of Nice: preserved ruins of 4th-century b.c. Roman town.
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Examples from the Web for antibes

Historical Examples

  • 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.

British Dictionary definitions for antibes


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