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Cannes



a city in SE France, on the Mediterranean Sea: resort; annual film festival.
Contemporary Examples

‘The Paperboy,’ ‘Austin Powers’ & More Film Pee Scenes (Videos) Anna Klassen May 26, 2012
The Next Meryl Streep Marlow Stern August 9, 2011
Julian Schnabel Gets Political Blake Gopnik March 13, 2011
My Friend, Roger Ebert: Pulitzer Prize Winner Tom Shales on the Moving Documentary ‘Life Itself’ Tom Shales July 5, 2014
Kirsten Dunst on ‘Melancholia’ and Lars von Trier Richard Rushfield November 10, 2011

Historical Examples

Riviera Towns Herbert Adams Gibbons
The Man in the Iron Mask Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Letters to an Unknown Prosper Mrime
Fair Italy, the Riviera and Monte Carlo W. Cope Devereux
Their Majesties as I Knew Them Xavier Paoli

noun
a port and resort in SE France: developed in the 19th century from a fishing village; annual film festival. Pop: 67 304 (1999)
Cannes [(kan)]

Note: Cannes hosts an annual international film festival.

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