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Menton

(mäNtôN`), town (1990 pop. 29,474), Alpes-Maritime dept., SE France, near the Italian border and on the Mediterranean Sea. A popular resort of the RivieraRiviera
, narrow coastal strip between the Alps and the Mediterranean, extending, roughly, from La Spezia (Italy) to Hyères (France). Famous for its scenic beauty and for its mild winter climate, and dotted with fashionable resorts, hotels, and villas, the Riviera is a
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, it was a part of MonacoMonaco
, officially Principality of Monaco, independent principality (2005 est. pop. 32,400), c.370 acres (150 hectares), on the Mediterranean Sea, an enclave within Alpes-Maritimes dept., SE France, near the Italian border.
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 until 1848 when it declared itself a free city under the protection of Sardinia. It passed to France after a plebiscite in 1860. Menton has a 16th-century fort overlooking its harbor and a 17th-century Baroque church. The town is noted for its music and art festival.

Menton

 

a city in southeastern France, in the department of Alpes-Maritimes; located on the Mediterranean Sea, near the Italian border. Most of the population is engaged in the service sphere. Population, 25,000 (1968). It is the center of a region where citrus fruits and flowers are grown and has a food industry.

Menton is a resort on the Riviera. The climate is subtropical, with very mild and sunny winters (average January temperature of 7°C) and very warm summers (average July temperature of 22.9°C). Precipitation is 900 mm a year. The means of therapy are sea bathing (from late May to mid-November) and year-round climate therapy; the best time of the year is from November to April. Menton offers treatment for persons with functional disorders of the nervous system, obesity, chronic diseases of the respiratory organs, and anemia. There is a large beach with fine sand. The city has hospitals, a swimming pool, boarding houses, and hotels and is a major center of international tourism.

Menton

a town and resort in SE France, on the Mediterranean: belonged to Monaco from the 14th century until 1848, then an independent republic until purchased by France in 1860. Pop.: 28 812 (1999)
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After the vehicle fled the scene, Officer Timothy Menton heard someone call out that he had been shot.
With flights, a choice of cabins, all the many on-board amenities, entertainment and sumptuous food included in the price, and with the chance to discover some wonderful new places on the exciting optional shore excursions, as well as two nights in a modern three-star hotel in the centre of elegant Menton, this will be truly wonderful holiday to savour and enjoy from beginning to end.
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Mark Menton, PwC's assurance director and community affairs leader for the North East said: "I am delighted with the response to the Suit Amnesty campaign which has been generously supported by staff in Newcastle.
Peter Holecko and Sean Menton scored to give the Capitals a good start but they were pegged back by Jordan Krestanovich and Jade Galbraith Edinburgh restored their two-goal lead through Richard Hartmann and Menton.
It has to be said that, in common with its hedonistic neighbours, Menton has its share of chic fashion shops and high class restaurants with prices to match.
It was built to celebrate the Lemon Festival in Menton, France, this spring.