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 (grə-nō′bəl, -nôbl′)
A city of southeast France on the Isère River south-southwest of Chambéry. An ancient Roman city, Grenoble is a noted tourist and skiing center.


(ɡrəˈnəʊbəl; French ɡrənɔblə)
(Placename) a city in SE France, on the Isère River: university (1339). Pop: 156 659 (2008)


(grəˈnoʊ bəl)

a city in SE France, on the Isère River. 169,740.
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Noun1.Grenoble - a city in southeastern France on the Isere RiverGrenoble - a city in southeastern France on the Isere River
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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Say this to him: `Sire, you are deceived as to the feeling in France, as to the opinions of the towns, and the prejudices of the army; he whom in Paris you call the Corsican ogre, who at Nevers is styled the usurper, is already saluted as Bonaparte at Lyons, and emperor at Grenoble.
Then he turned to the various articles he had left behind him, put the black cravat and blue frock-coat at the bottom of the portmanteau, threw the hat into a dark closet, broke the cane into small bits and flung it in the fire, put on his travelling-cap, and calling his valet, checked with a look the thousand questions he was ready to ask, paid his bill, sprang into his carriage, which was ready, learned at Lyons that Bonaparte had entered Grenoble, and in the midst of the tumult which prevailed along the road, at length reached Marseilles, a prey to all the hopes and fears which enter into the heart of man with ambition and its first successes.
This officer, whose acquired practical wisdom did not allow him to make any journey in vain, had just come from Grenoble, and was on his way to the Grande Chartreuse, after obtaining on the previous evening a week's leave of absence from his colonel.
The credit of the execution is due to Monsieur Oscar Meunier, of Grenoble, who spent some days in doing the moulding.
The rumour died down, and the island fell to discussing in all its ramifications the loss of the Grenoble in the China seas, with all her officers and half her crew born and married on Island McGill.
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Travel Business Review-December 19, 2017--Jet2 commences inaugural ski flight to Grenoble from London Stansted
Swansea University believes its French connection with Universite Joseph Fourier in Grenoble will boost pioneering research in areas such as medicine, computer science and energy.
POSH: Grand Hotel Grenoble Centre, 5 Rue de la Republique, 38000 Grenoble RECENTLY remodelled and very swanky, the traditional, solid-looking four-storey hotel has been beautifully renovated from top to bottom.
Ten of the new routes are intended to provide easy access to some of Europe's winter ski resorts via Grenoble airport in France and Friedrichshafen and Munich airports in Germany.
As it is happening for the first time in Europe, it is also an opportunity to welcome the best international researchers to Grenoble and get their views and expertise in the matter," says Renaud Cornu-Emieux, director of "Ecole de Management des Systemes d'Information", EMSI, one of the four schools of Grenoble Ecole de Management.
NO-FRILLS airline Ryanair has celebrated the launch of its latest route from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (JLA) to the French ski resort of Grenoble.