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Menton

[men-tohn; French mahn-tawn] /mɛnˈtoʊn; French mɑ̃ˈtɔ̃/
noun
1.
a city in SE France, on the Mediterranean: winter resort.
Italian Mentone
[men-taw-ne] /mɛnˈtɔ nɛ/ (Show IPA)
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  • The sun veils and unveils itself more often and more quickly and more unexpectedly at Menton than at any place on the Riviera.

    Riviera Towns Herbert Adams Gibbons
  • Menton and St. Raphal, the ends of the Riviera, had been visited.

    Riviera Towns Herbert Adams Gibbons
  • Menton, John Henry, solicitor, commissioner for oaths and affidavits.

    Ulysses James Joyce
  • I simply mention these drives; for you do not ride at Menton any more than you walk.

    Riviera Towns Herbert Adams Gibbons
  • My nose is enrolled in the order of aquilines, and the old lady's chin pared off to a "Menton un peu pointu."

  • Menton is not wholly an idling community like Monte Carlo and Monaco.

    Rambles on the Riviera Francis Miltoun
  • From Cannes to Menton the Riviera is cursed with electric tram lines.

    Riviera Towns Herbert Adams Gibbons
  • At the entrance to the city is a monument commemorative of the voluntary union of Menton and Roquebrune with France.

    Rambles on the Riviera Francis Miltoun
  • Monaco was a microcosm in size even when Roquebrune and Menton made a part of its domain, and to-day it is much less in area.

    Rambles on the Riviera Francis Miltoun
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Menton

/mɛnˈtəʊn; French mɑ̃tɔ̃/
noun
1.
a town and resort in SE France, on the Mediterranean: belonged to Monaco from the 14th century until 1848, then an independent republic until purchased by France in 1860. Pop: 28 812 (1999)
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