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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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(ˈʃæmənɪ; French ʃamɔni)
(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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(ˌʃæm əˈni)

a mountain valley in E France, N of Mont Blanc.
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A popular destination in winter and summer, Chamonix Mont-Blanc continues to enthral Indian visitors with its plethora of varied activities and of course the charm of the majestic Mont Blanc'.
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