- Fran·çois Jo·seph Paul [frahn-swa zhaw-zef pawl] /frɑ̃ˈswa ʒɔˈzɛf pɔl/, Comte deMarquis de Grasse-Tilly, 1722–1788, French admiral.
- a city in S France, near the Mediterranean: tourist center; perfume industry. 135,330.
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And I had followed the flowers of Grasse to their destination.
Visiting perfumeries is evidently "the thing to do" in Grasse.
I owe to the Artist the pleasure of becoming acquainted with Grasse.
But, as in Grasse, we felt that we were really in France of all the centuries.