Mont Blanc

[ mawn-blahn ]
/ mɔ̃ ˈblɑ̃ /
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a mountain in SE France, near the Italian border: highest peak of the Alps, 15,781 feet (4,810 meters).
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Italian Monte Bianco.
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British Dictionary definitions for Mont Blanc

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.

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