Annecy



a city in and the capital of Haute-Savoie, in SE France.
a department in E France. 1775 sq. mi. (4595 sq. km).
Capital: Annecy.
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I came to Annecy just six years after this event; Madam de Warrens was then eight—and—twenty, being born with the century.
The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete Jean Jacques Rousseau

That day we left Annecy, and on the next went to prayers at Geneva.
The Autobiography of Madame Guyon Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon

I lived at Annecy during a year without the least reproach, giving universal satisfaction.
The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete Jean Jacques Rousseau

Then it gave him an opportunity of harassing his enemy, the bishop of Annecy.
Voltaire John Morley

Picture to yourself a lake the size of Zug, or Annecy, or Orta.
The Alps Martin Conway

The car had nearly reached Annecy before Celia woke to consciousness.
At the Villa Rose A. E. W. Mason

M. Rendu, Bishop of Annecy, to whose writings I have just referred, died last autumn.
The Glaciers of the Alps John Tyndall

Balzac’s autumn trip was prolonged as far as Annecy and Geneva.
Balzac Frederick Lawton

Christianity first came to Annecy in the fourth century, with St. Emilien.
The Cathedrals of Southern France Francis Miltoun

I returned at once to Annecy, only to find that madame had left for Paris.
The World’s Greatest Books, Vol X Various

noun
a city and resort in E France, on Lake Annecy. Pop: 50 348 (1999)
Lake Annecy, a lake in E France, in the Alps
noun
a department of E France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Annecy. Pop: 663 810 (2003 est). Area: 4958 sq km (1934 sq miles)

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