Mont Blanc

[ mawn blahn ]
/ mɔ̃ ˈblɑ̃ /


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



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Italian Monte Bianco.

Definition for mont blanc (2 of 2)

[ blahn for 1, 3; blangk for 2 ]
/ blɑ̃ for 1, 3; blæŋk for 2 /


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.
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British Dictionary definitions for mont blanc (1 of 3)

/ (French blɑ̃) /


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

British Dictionary definitions for mont blanc (2 of 3)

/ (French blɑ̃) /


(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

British Dictionary definitions for mont blanc (3 of 3)

Mont Blanc
/ (French mɔ̃ blɑ̃) /


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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Cultural definitions for mont blanc

Mont Blanc
[ (mohnn blahnn) ]

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

notes for Mont Blanc

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