[gruh-noh-buh l; French gruh-naw-bluh]
- a city in and the capital of Isère, in SE France.
- a river in SE France, flowing from the Alps to the Rhone River. 150 miles (240 km) long.
- a department in SE France. 3180 sq. mi. (8235 sq. km). Capital: Grenoble.
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However, a broken leg in 1967, and sprained ankles prior to the 1968 Olympics, hampered his chances at Grenoble.Olympians Dish on Their Favorite Spots to Ski & Snowboard
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October 26, 2013
I shall spend the day at Grenoble, and take a well-earned rest.
Night had fallen and it had begun to rain when Garnache and Valerie reached Grenoble.
Instead he pretended that it was some one in Grenoble who needed two such men as they.
He was only to accompany me to Grenoble, and from thence to return to Turin.
As I was ordered to stop at Grenoble, at her house I resided.
- a city in SE France, on the Isère River: university (1339). Pop: 153 317 (1999)
- a department of SE France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Grenoble. Pop: 1 128 755 (2003 est). Area: 7904 sq km (3083 sq miles)
- 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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