Arles



a city in SE France, on the Rhone River: Roman ruins.
Contemporary Examples

Swansea approached the owner of the arena in Arles, got the gig, and set to work.
Toro! Painting the Goyesque Anthony Haden-Guest September 29, 2010

An artist in Arles cut the bull shapes from rolls of linoleum.
Toro! Painting the Goyesque Anthony Haden-Guest September 29, 2010

Historical Examples

No pleasant dallying for me in beautiful old Nmes or Arles, either one of which would repay weeks of lingering.
The Lightning Conductor C. N. Williamson

It remains for you to spread broadcast the virtues of Arles.
A Journey Through France in War Time Joseph G. Butler, Jr.

But both Avignon and Nmes are thriving modern cities, while Arles is a comparatively small provincial town.
A Spring Walk in Provence Archibald Marshall

Suffice it that Mr. Bernard Capes has conducted her to Arles.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, July 22, 1914 Various

On the other hand, the Arles Museum is appalling, and it is such a piece of humbug that it would be much more at home in Tarascon.
The Letters of a Post-Impressionist Vincent Van Gogh

The port became the faubourg maritime of Arles, as did the Pirus for Athens.
Rambles on the Riviera Francis Miltoun

Here he carried out those ideas which had had their inception at Arles and which had become crystallised at Pont-Aven.
Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning Willard Huntington Wright

The painter Ratlu of Arles bought the great tower and saved it.
A Spring Walk in Provence Archibald Marshall

noun
a city in SE France, on the Rhône: Roman amphitheatre. Pop: 50 513 (1999)
Kingdom of Arles, a kingdom in SE France which had dissolved by 1378: known as the Kingdom of Burgundy until about 1200

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