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Grenoble

[gruh-noh-buh l; French gruh-naw-bluh]
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noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Isère, in SE France.
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Isère

[ee-zair]
noun
  1. a river in SE France, flowing from the Alps to the Rhone River. 150 miles (240 km) long.
  2. a department in SE France. 3180 sq. mi. (8235 sq. km). Capital: Grenoble.
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  • I shall spend the day at Grenoble, and take a well-earned rest.

    St. Martin's Summer

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Night had fallen and it had begun to rain when Garnache and Valerie reached Grenoble.

    St. Martin's Summer

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Instead he pretended that it was some one in Grenoble who needed two such men as they.

    St. Martin's Summer

    Rafael Sabatini

  • He was only to accompany me to Grenoble, and from thence to return to Turin.

    The Autobiography of Madame Guyon

    Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon

  • As I was ordered to stop at Grenoble, at her house I resided.

    The Autobiography of Madame Guyon

    Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon


British Dictionary definitions for grenoble

Grenoble

noun
  1. a city in SE France, on the Isère River: university (1339). Pop: 153 317 (1999)
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Isère

noun
  1. a department of SE France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Grenoble. Pop: 1 128 755 (2003 est). Area: 7904 sq km (3083 sq miles)
  2. a river in SE France, rising in the Graian Alps and flowing west and southwest to join the River Rhône near Valence. Length: 290 km (180 miles)
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