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Mont Blanc

[mawn blahn] /mɔ̃ ˈblɑ̃/
noun
1.
a mountain in SE France, near the Italian border: highest peak of the Alps, 15,781 feet (4810 meters).
Italian Monte Bianco.

Blanc

[blahn for 1, 3; blangk for 2] /blɑ̃ for 1, 3; blæŋk for 2/
noun
1.
Jean Joseph Charles Louis
[zhahn zhaw-zef sharl lwee] /ʒɑ̃ ʒɔˈzɛf ʃarl lwi/ (Show IPA),
1811–82, French socialist and historian.
2.
Mel(vin Jerome) 1908–1989, U.S. voice actor for cartoon characters, as Woody Woodpecker and Daffy Duck, in films.
3.
Mont. Mont Blanc (def 1).
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British Dictionary definitions for Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc

/French mɔ̃ blɑ̃/
noun
1.
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)

Blanc1

/French blɑ̃/
noun
1.
Mont Blanc, See Mont Blanc
2.
Cape Blanc, a headland in N Tunisia: the northernmost point of Africa
3.
Cape Blanc, Cape Blanco (ˈblæŋkəʊ). a peninsula in Mauritania, on the Atlantic coast

Blanc2

/French blɑ̃/
noun
1.
(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
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Mont Blanc in Culture
Mont Blanc [(mohnn blahnn)]

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

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