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Alpes-Maritimes

[alp-ma-ree-teem] /alp ma riˈtim/
noun
1.
a department in SE France. 1527 sq. mi. (3955 sq. km).
Capital: Nice.
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  • To the south is the open sea, and to the north the varied background of the Alpes-Maritimes.

    Rambles on the Riviera Francis Miltoun
  • Its course is so sinuous, as it comes down from its source in the Alpes-Maritimes, that it is known locally as le serpent.

    Rambles on the Riviera Francis Miltoun
  • Burnat says he found the species undoubtedly wild in the Alpes-Maritimes, and he gave specimens of it to Boissier.

    Origin of Cultivated Plants Alphonse De Candolle
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Alpes-Maritimes

/French alp maritim/
noun
1.
a department of the SE corner of France in Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur region. Capital: Nice. Pop: 1 045 973 (2003 est). Area: 4298 sq km (1676 sq miles)
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