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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • MountViso A peak, 3,843.6 m (12,602 ft) high, of northwest Italy in the Cottian Alps near the French border. It is the highest elevation in the range.

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  • At the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, director Olga Viso is also using a major reinstallation as an opportunity to remake the museum into a more civic space.

    'Reshaping the Art Museum'

  • Monte Viso, which is so strikingly conspicuous on the road from Coni to

    Itinerary of Provence and the Rhone Made During the Year 1819

  • After the entrée of Amish savory chicken had been served, it was time for the bidding to begin, and with a sound-amplified "vroom vroom", the Indy 500 racer E.J. Viso drove the Evora into the center of the dining area in front of the auctioneer.

    In Gear at the Auto Show

  • Lap leaders: Power 1-30, Viso 31, Moreno 32, Power 33-83.

    Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach results

  • Elizabetta Rocchetti gets what she asked for in"Un Viso Perfetta."

    Archive 2007-01-07

  • As Dr. Peter Price, he seems to be reprising the "old man" disguise he wore as Diabolik while reclaiming the emerald pendants from the crematorium; elsewhere, he can be found effectively underplaying in "L'Anello della Luna" and chortling his way wildly over the top in classic Grade Z mad scientist tradition in the final moments of "Un Viso Perfetto" which recalls his work in Sergio Bergonzelli's insane BLOOD SACRIFICE.

    Archive 2007-01-07

  • In "Un Viso Perfetto (Dr. Lifting)," an actress (Even) escorts her best friend (Elizabetta Rocchetti) to a plastic surgeon (Law, actually named Dr. Fisher -- whose office and waiting rooms are stocked with film reference books and video guides!) and is taken aback when her friend expresses a wish to look more like her.

    Archive 2007-01-07

  • Mount Viso towered high above while the other side of the shelf appeared to run steeply downhill into a large ice field far below.

    Blowback

  • As the pass wound its way around the north side of Mount Viso, the winds picked up dramatically and the snow they were walking upon quickly turned to ice.

    Blowback

  • Off in the distance, they could make out the towering peak of Mount Viso.

    Blowback

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