Antibes

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An·tibes

geographical name \äⁿ-ˈtēb\

Definition of ANTIBES

city & port SE France SW of Nice pop 72,454

Antibes

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Seaport (pop., 2006 est.: 75,820), southeastern France. Located on the Mediterranean coast southwest of Nice, it was a Greek trading post established by Phocaeans c. 340 BC. It became a Roman town and eventually a fief of the Grimaldi family (see Monaco) from 1384 to 1608. It is noted as a winter resort and for its Roman ruins.

Variants of ANTIBES

Antibes ancient Antipolis

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