a seaport in and the capital of Corsica: the birthplace of Napoleon I.
an island in the Mediterranean, SE of and forming a department of France. 3367 sq. mi. (8720 sq. km).
Capital: Ajaccio.
Contemporary Examples

The victim in that case was Antoine Sollacaro, a prominent Ajaccio defense lawyer.
Rampant Unsolved Murders Continue on Corsica, France’s “Isle of Beauty” Tracy McNicoll November 16, 2012

Historical Examples

Discouraging as was the outcome of this movement in Ajaccio, similar agitations elsewhere were more successful.
The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane

Yet for all that, the hospitality of her little home in Ajaccio was lavish and famous.
The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane

The climate of Ajaccio is lovely; very little rain falls there.
A Lady’s Tour in Corsica, Vol. I (of 2) Gertrude Forde

And so, in the end, I am sent to teach physics and chemistry at Ajaccio College.
Insect Adventures J. Henri Fabre

He was admitted to the bar in 1788, being then twenty years of age, and commenced the practice of law in Ajaccio.
Joseph Bonaparte John S. C. Abbott

We were therefore obliged to put into the port and land at Ajaccio.
Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne

From this the diligence shortly after commences the ascent of the Col Sebastien, 1344 feet, 12 miles from Ajaccio.
Itinerary through Corsica Charles Bertram Black

Napoleon Buonaparte was born at Ajaccio on the 15th of August, 1769.
The History of Napoleon Buonaparte John Gibson Lockhart

One small fountain at Ajaccio is pointed out as the only ornament which his bounty bestowed on his birthplace.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 10, Supplementary Number, Issue 263, 1827 Various

the capital of Corsica, a port on the W coast. Pop: 52 880 (1999)
an island in the Mediterranean, west of N Italy: forms, with 43 islets, a region of France; mountainous; settled by Greeks in about 560 bc; sold by Genoa to France in 1768. Capital: Ajaccio. Pop: 265 999 (2003 est). Area: 8682 sq km (3367 sq miles) French name Corse

Island in the Mediterranean Sea; part of France, lying southeast of the French mainland, north of Sardinia, and west of Italy.

Note: Birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte.


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