Lake Leman


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, Lake also Lake Le·man  (lē′mən, lə-măN′)
A lake on the Swiss-French border between the Alps and the Jura Mountains. It is traversed east to west by the Rhone River.
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Noun1.Lake Leman - a lake between southwestern Switzerland and France that is crossed from east to west by the RhoneLake Leman - a lake between southwestern Switzerland and France that is crossed from east to west by the Rhone
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
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The Carfry nephew, it turned out, had been threatened with consumption, and had had to leave Harrow for Switzerland, where he had spent two years in the milder air of Lake Leman. Being a bookish youth, he had been entrusted to M.
"Yes, a fortnight since, and she died full of regret, which I could not chase from her mind; she kept repeating, even during the last night of her existence, 'Frances, you will be so lonely when I am gone, so friendless:' she wished too that she could have been buried in Switzerland, and it was I who persuaded her in her old age to leave the banks of Lake Leman, and to come, only as it seems to die, in this flat region of Flanders.
The pearl of the city is its Lake Leman with a beautiful lakefront and luxurious hotels around.
Evian-France Alex Carella of Italy of the Team Abu Dhabi at UIM F1 H20 Powerboat Grand Prix of France in Lake Leman. Image Credit: Organiser
THE city of Geneva, with the stunning Lake Leman (Lake Geneva) at the heart of the city and surround by the Swiss and French Alps, is an incredible destination for shopping, which has maintained its unique boutique shops while still catering to the high street and luxury markets.
Yvoire, on the shores of Lake Leman (better known as Lake Geneva), is one of the most beautiful villages in France.