Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Menton

[men-tohn; French mahn-tawn]
noun
  1. a city in SE France, on the Mediterranean: winter resort.
Show More
Italian Men·to·ne [men-taw-ne] /mɛnˈtɔ nɛ/.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for menton

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • Menton and St. Raphal, the ends of the Riviera, had been visited.

    Riviera Towns

    Herbert Adams Gibbons

  • I simply mention these drives; for you do not ride at Menton any more than you walk.

    Riviera Towns

    Herbert Adams Gibbons

  • From Cannes to Menton it is the human side of the Riviera that gets you.

    Riviera Towns

    Herbert Adams Gibbons

  • From Cannes to Menton the Riviera is cursed with electric tram lines.

    Riviera Towns

    Herbert Adams Gibbons

  • Menton is not wholly an idling community like Monte Carlo and Monaco.

    Rambles on the Riviera

    Francis Miltoun


British Dictionary definitions for menton

Menton

noun
  1. a town and resort in SE France, on the Mediterranean: belonged to Monaco from the 14th century until 1848, then an independent republic until purchased by France in 1860. Pop: 28 812 (1999)
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012