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Cha·mo·nix

 (shä-mô-nē′)
A town of eastern France at the foot of Mont Blanc. A major center for skiing and mountaineering, it hosted the first Winter Olympics (1924).
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Chamonix

(ˈʃæmənɪ; French ʃamɔni)
n
(Placename) a town in SE France, in the Alps at the foot of Mont Blanc: skiing and tourist centre. Pop: 9514 (2006)
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Cha•mo•nix

(ˌʃæm əˈni)

n.
a mountain valley in E France, N of Mont Blanc.
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