Mont Blanc

[mawn blahn]

noun

a mountain in SE France, near the Italian border: highest peak of the Alps, 15,781 feet (4810 meters).

Italian Monte Bianco.

Blanc

[blahn for 1, 3; blangk for 2]

noun

Jean Jo·seph Charles Louis [zhahn zhaw-zef sharl lwee] /ʒɑ̃ ʒɔˈzɛf ʃarl lwi/, 1811–82, French socialist and historian.
Mel(vin Jerome),1908–1989, U.S. voice actor for cartoon characters, as Woody Woodpecker and Daffy Duck, in films.
Mont. Mont Blanc.
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British Dictionary definitions for mont blanc

Blanc

1

noun

Mont Blanc See Mont Blanc
Cape Blanc a headland in N Tunisia: the northernmost point of Africa
Cape Blanc or Cape Blanco (ˈblæŋkəʊ) a peninsula in Mauritania, on the Atlantic coast

Blanc

2

noun

(Jean Joseph Charles) Louis (lwi). 1811–82, French socialist and historian: author of L'Organisation du travail (1840), in which he advocated the establishment of cooperative workshops subsidized by the state

Mont Blanc

noun

a massif in SW Europe, mainly between France and Italy: the highest mountain in the Alps; beneath it is Mont Blanc Tunnel, 12 km (7.5 miles) long. Highest peak (in France): 4807 m (15 771 ft)Italian name: Monte Bianco (ˈmonte ˈbjaŋko)
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mont blanc in Culture

Mont Blanc

[(mohnn blahnn)]

Mountain in the Alps, on the border between France and Italy, southeast of Geneva, Switzerland.

Note

It is the highest peak in France and one of the highest in Europe.
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