; French ʃamɔni)
- a town in SE France, in the Alps at the foot of Mont Blanc: skiing and tourist centre.
Pop: 9830 (1999)
Example Sentences Including 'Chamonix'
After the Mont Blanc disaster, Michel Charlet, the mayor of Chamonix on the French side of the tunnel, called for HGVs to be banned from it.
New Scientist (1999)
Chamonix , France (longest run): The Vallee Blanche is the 20km jewel of big mountain skiing in Chamonix.
The Australian (2004)
Chamonix , France Like Banff on steroids, Cham's reputation hangs on the spectacular peaks that surround it.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Massive avalanches killed 12 people and swept away 23 chalets near the ski resort of Chamonix in February.
Sun, News of the World (1999)
The party travelled to Geneva, and then south-east along the Arve valley through Bonneville to Chamonix.
FARADAY: The Life (2002)
There is nothing left," said Jean-Louis Verdier, the assistant mayor of Chamonix , 10 miles from the disaster scene.
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