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  • proper noun One of the départements of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France (INSEE code 05)


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  • An earlier Rugby schoolboy who first "picked up the ball and ran" on the school's "Bigside" in 1823 was William Webb Ellis 1806-1872, who ended up as a wealthy bachelor-vicar in Essex and died at 65 while wintering in Menton in the Alpes-Maritimes.

    Head bowed, eyes moist: paying homage to the ghosts of seasons past | Frank Keating

  • Musées nationaux des Alpes-Maritimes Until Oct. 12 www. Paris ceramics

    Time Off: Europe Calendar

  • Monaco officially Principality of Monaco, independent principality (1995 est.pop. 31,500), c. 370 acres (150 hectares), on the Mediterranean Sea, an enclave within Alpes-Maritimes dept.,


  • Since January, record snowfalls along Europe's mountainous spine have triggered a series of horrific avalanches, from the Alpes-Maritimes to the Carpathians.

    Death In The Alps

  • He waves a hand at it all, the sparkling blue Baie des Anges, the misty blue-green Alpes-Maritimes rolling down to the sea, the whole South of France, everything.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Grasse, which until 1860 belonged to the department of Var, when it was annexed to that of the Alpes-Maritimes, was, in 1886, separated from the Diocese of Fréjus and attached to that of Nice.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Monte Carlo lay vivid and glowing under the sheltering Alpes-Maritimes, like a golden lizard sunning itself on a shelf of gray rock, he felt within him a more kindly and comprehensive feeling for that flower-strewn arena of vast hazards.

    Phantom Wires A Novel

  • Le P. Marcellin Fornier, _Histoire des Alpes-Maritimes ou Cottiennes_, vol. ii, p. 320.

    The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2

  • It would not be the same in the _Alpes-Maritimes_ as in the

    The Cult of Incompetence

  • As well as running through spectacular Alpes-Maritimes scenery, attracting vast crowds of spectators and historically marking the start of the new motorsport season, the Monte became such a renowned event for being so desperately challenging for the crews. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph


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