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  • noun a lake between southwestern Switzerland and France that is crossed from east to west by the Rhone


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  • Indeed, it would appear that Lake Leman was home to the headquarters of just about every renown Swiss watch maker, including Rolex.

    Michael Yarbrough: A Student's Guide to Backpacking: Switzerland

  • Later they restore a pretty house with red tile floors in Vevey on Lake Leman.

    How to Cook, and How to Live

  • The lake's real name in English is actually Lake Leman.

    Michael Yarbrough: A Student's Guide to Backpacking: Switzerland

  • She also cites Byron's noble "Sonnet to Lake Leman," written a year before de Staël's death, which places her monumentally and in the highest company:

    The Great de Staël

  • Despite these alarums and excursions, for twenty years she turned her beautiful château at Coppet, on the banks of Lake Leman, into an intellectual powerhouse and asylum for displaced writers and thinkers, the equivalent of Voltaire's Ferney.

    The Great de Staël

  • Look south from the line along Lake Leman and there's Mont Blanc.

    Taking It Slow

  • From July 24 to July 29, British popsters like Texas and Pulp, American rockers like Ben Harper, reggae and hip-hop musicians, Indian singers and French electronics stars St. Germain will jam near Lake Leman.

    Picnics With Puccini

  • Switzerland convened the two-day meeting at a plush Lausanne hotel on the shores of Lake Leman in a bid to break the deadlock after acrimonious talks between trade officials at WTO headquarters in

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • But born on the shores of Lake Leman, centralization laid its grasp upon him, drew him into the vortex of the "great world," and caused his name to figure in all the questions, the quarrels, and the scandals of his day.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 102, April, 1866

  • Clotelle lingered long in and about the haunts of Geneva and Lake Leman.

    Clotelle: a Tale of the Southern States


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