Grasse

[grahs]
noun
  1. Fran·çois Jo·seph Paul [frahn-swa zhaw-zef pawl] /frɑ̃ˈswa ʒɔˈzɛf pɔl/, Comte deMarquis de Grasse-Tilly, 1722–1788, French admiral.
  2. a city in S France, near the Mediterranean: tourist center; perfume industry. 135,330.
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  • Such must have been old Grasse, perched on the summit of her hill.

  • And I had followed the flowers of Grasse to their destination.

    Riviera Towns

    Herbert Adams Gibbons

  • Visiting perfumeries is evidently "the thing to do" in Grasse.

    Riviera Towns

    Herbert Adams Gibbons

  • I owe to the Artist the pleasure of becoming acquainted with Grasse.

    Riviera Towns

    Herbert Adams Gibbons

  • But, as in Grasse, we felt that we were really in France of all the centuries.

    Riviera Towns

    Herbert Adams Gibbons