Definition of Echelles
1. Noun. (plural of echelle) ¹
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Definition of Echelles
1. echelle [n] - See also: echelle
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Literary usage of Echelles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, Now First Brought by Robert Browning, W. Tyas Harden, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Harry Buxton Forman, William Groser (1880)
"JOURNAL: PASSAGE OF LES echelles.1 [March 26, 1818. ... We dined at Les echelles, a village at the foot of the mountain of the same name, the boundaries of ..."
2. Travels: Comprising Observations Made During a Residence in the Tarentaise by Robert Bakewell (1823)
"1 HE new gallery, or passage of les echelles, on the road from Chamberry to Lyons, formed by the order of Napoleon, was completed in 1810, ..."
3. The European Journals of William Maclure by William Maclure, John S. Doskey (1988)
"63. hoe used near Les echelles. It was four post leagues to Bourgoin [Bourgoin-Jallieu] through a fine country with earthen [pise] houses, ..."
4. Switzerland: Or, A Journal of a Tour and Residence in that Country, in the by Louis Simond (1823)
"... brought us to Pont de Beauvoisin ; where, after some detention at the custom-house, we proceeded towards the celebrated passage of Les echelles. ..."
5. A Portion of the Journal Kept by Thomas Raikes, Esq., from 1831 to 1847 by Thomas Raikes (1857)
"... and lighted with lamps, to the echelles de Savoie, till we reached Pont de Beauvoisin, the French frontier. Saturday, 21th, at eight o'clock. ..."
6. Observations on Italy by John Bell (1835)
"PASS OF THE echelles—VALE OF THE ARCO—ASCENT OF MOUHT ... PASS OF THE echelles. AFTER leaving the village of ..."
7. Italy, Spain, and Portugal: With an Excursion to the Monasteries of Alcobaça by William Beckford (1845)
"The twilight was beginning to prevail when we reached Les echelles, a miserable village, with but few of its chimneys smoking, situated at the base of a ..."
8. A Ride on Horseback to Florence Through France and Switzerland by Augusta Macgregor Holmes (1842)
"... du Beauvoisin—Curious Landlady— Leeches en poste—A smiling Country—A wild Pass—La Chartreuse—Valley des echelles—Grotto—Cascade of Cours—Chambery. ..."