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Synonyms for Marseilles

a port city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean


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Asked me questions about the vessel, the time she left Marseilles, the course she had taken, and what was her cargo.
The shipowner, smiling, followed him with his eyes until he saw him spring out on the quay and disappear in the midst of the throng, which from five o'clock in the morning until nine o'clock at night, swarms in the famous street of La Canebiere, -- a street of which the modern Phocaeans are so proud that they say with all the gravity in the world, and with that accent which gives so much character to what is said, "If Paris had La Canebiere, Paris would be a second Marseilles.
Everything in Marseilles, and about Marseilles, had stared at the fervid sky, and been stared at in return, until a staring habit had become universal there.
Hindoos, Russians, Chinese, Spaniards, Portuguese, Englishmen, Frenchmen, Genoese, Neapolitans, Venetians, Greeks, Turks, descendants from all the builders of Babel, come to trade at Marseilles, sought the shade alike--taking refuge in any hiding-place from a sea too intensely blue to be looked at, and a sky of purple, set with one great flaming jewel of fire.
In Marseilles that day there was a villainous prison.
Marseilles harbour;' on his knees on the pavement, mapping it all out with a swarthy forefinger; 'Toulon
The Whitechapel's Iwona Blazwick and Anthony Spira, K21's Julian Heynen, and Marseilles MAC's Nathalie Ergino join curatorial forces to keep things bowling along.
BUZZ flies to Marseilles three times per day from London Stansted.
In less than seven hours you can be sipping a chilled beer in the Mediterranean sun at Marseilles as those grey British skies become a distant memory.
Fry and his collaborators forged passports and mapped escape routes for Jews who were about to be rounded up by the Gestapo and Marseilles Prefecture de Police.
In September 1998, she simultaneously announced her resignation from the Paris Opera Ballet and began working in Marseilles, where she is replacing Roland Petit as the director of the Ballet de Marseille and its prestigious dance school.
Every so often, Karim Dridi's intoxicatingly sensuous film ``Bye Bye'' pauses long enough for the camera to drink in the voluptuous, fetid atmosphere of the Mediterranean port city of Marseilles.
MARSEILLES, France -- PROTOMED sarl has announced that it will be presenting on Tuesday, September 19, 2006 at 12:35 PM at Medtech Insight and Windhover Information's "In3 Europe Meeting" Conference, September 18 - 20, 2006, at Crowne Plaza Hotel - Brussels City Centre, Brussels, Belgium.
This consultation relates to accommodation services in hotel rooms (1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 stars) in Marseilles to enable the reception of invited personalities.
Recently I joined the Britons who now opt for multiple weekend breaks instead of one long summer holiday and flew to Marseilles.