Nîmes

Europe

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Les arènes de Nîmes

 

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 The big image on top is the Maison Carré, a Roman temple.

Nîmes has one other semi-secret contribution to the world: Ever wondered what Denim in Denim jeans mean? Try to pronounce it like the French denim – denimede nime – de Nîmes! Even the term jeans comes from the French, its the French name for the Italian town Genoa (Gênes) where those pants where first produced.

Mind…blown!

 

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