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Montreux

(môNtrö`), resort area (1990 pop. 22,917), on the northeast shore of the Lake of Geneva, Vaud canton, W Switzerland. It is composed of the communes of Le Châtelard, Les Planches, and Veytaux, which were merged in 1962. Montreux is a leading resort on the Lake of Geneva, and lies on a railway line from Geneva and France to Italy. The Montreux Jazz FestivalMontreux Jazz Festival,
international music festival held in Montreux, Switzerland, founded in 1967 by Chuck Nobs. Held annually for two weeks in July, it began as a purely jazz event and has evolved into a large festival featuring jazz, rock, pop, and other musical genres.
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Montreux

 

a city in Switzerland, on Lake Geneva in the canton of Vaud. Population, 20,400 (1970). Montreux is a tourist center, and a large percentage of its population works in service industries. The Chillon Castle located nearby is now a museum. In 1936 the city was host to a conference on the governing of the Black Sea straits.

Montreux

a town and resort in W Switzerland, in Vaud canton on Lake Geneva annual television festival. Pop.: 22 454 (2000)
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