a mountain valley in E France, N of Mont Blanc.
a town in SE France, in the Alps at the foot of Mont Blanc: skiing and tourist centre. Pop: 9830 (1999)
a people inhabiting the Mariana Islands. the Austronesian language of the Chamorro. indigenous people of Guam and the Marianas Islands, from Spanish Chamorro, literally “shorn, shaven, bald.” Supposedly because the men shaved their heads, but the name also has been connected to native Chamoru, said to mean “noble,” so perhaps Chamorro is a Spanish folk […]
a mineral of the chlorite group, hydrous aluminum silicate of iron, occurring in gray or black crystals in oolitic iron ore.
grog (def 3).
Samuel de [sam-yoo-uh l duh;; French sa-my-el duh] /ˈsæm yu əl də;; French sa müˈɛl də/ (Show IPA), 1567–1635, French explorer in the Americas: founder of Quebec; first colonial governor 1633–35. Lake, a lake between New York and Vermont. 125 miles (200 km) long; about 600 sq. mi. (1550 sq. km). noun Lake Champlain, a […]