Definition of Grenoble

1. Noun. A city in southeastern France on the Isere River.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: France, French Republic

Definition of Grenoble

1. Proper noun. A city in the French Alps ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grenoble

Gregory I
Gregory John Norman
Gregory Nazianzen
Gregory Pincus
Gregory VII
Gregory XIII
Gregory of Nazianzen
Gregory the Great
Greig's syndrome
Grenada dollar
Grenoble (current term)
Gresham's Law
Greta Garbo
Greta Louisa Gustafsson
Greville bath
Grevillea banksii
Grevillea robusta
Grevillea striata
Grevillela parallela

Literary usage of Grenoble

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"This was one of the reasons which, in April, 1565, led Charles IX to unite the University of Grenoble to that of Valence, for which in 1507 Bishop Montluc, ..."

2. The Universities of Europe in the Middle Ages by Hastings Rashdall, Pedro Beltrán, Solomon Northup, Robin George Collingwood (1895)
"§7- The University of Grenoble was founded by a Bull of Founda- Benedict XII, ... Grenoble was badly placed for the seat of a University, since Dauphin^ lay ..."

3. Memoirs of the Emperor Napoleon: From Ajaccio to Waterloo, as Soldier by Laure Junot Abrantès (1901)
"... of Grenoble — The Imperial Court — Rejoicings — Kiss on Both Cheeks — A Makeshift Tricolor — Speech of a Free and Brave Man—Departure from Grenoble. ..."

4. A Handbook for Travellers in France: Being a Guide to Normandy, Brittany by John Murray (Firm) (1854)
"Xh The gates of Grenoble are closed at 11 PM, and there is no means of gaining ... Though Grenoble itself is deficient in objects of curiosity, ..."

5. Southern France, Including Corsica: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1902)
"74 M. — From Grenoble to Bourg-d'Oisans, 331/2M- STEAM TRAMWAY thrice a day ... Bourg- d'Oisans may also be reached by taking the railway from Grenoble to ..."

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