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Encyclopedia > Morillon

Morillon is a commune of the Haute-Savoie département in southern France. This small hamlet consists of about 500 year round residences and doubles as a popular summer and winter vacation destination. It has a Poma télécabine that departs from just outside the village and links up to the “Grand Massif” ski area consisting of 265km of ski runs over the five resorts of Morillon, Samoens, Flaine, Les Carroz, and Sixit. Morillon is also the home ski area of current Olympic Downhill Gold Medalist Antoine Deneriaz. The commune is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. ... Haute-Savoie is a French département, named after the Alps mountain range. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France and many former French colonies, roughly analogous to English counties. ... Antoine Dénériaz (born March 6, 1976 in Bonneville, Haute-Savoie) is a French Alpine skier. ...

  • Ski area website: http://www.grand-massif.com/
  • Local site of Morillon: http://www.ot-morillon.fr/
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  • Gazetteer Entry for Morillon

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CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Baius (2707 words)
By a Brief, dated 1579, Pius V answered that the case had been maturely examined and finally adjudged, and demanded submission.
After much tergiversation, wherein he stooped to the ridiculous evasion of the comma Pianum and the practical stultification of a papal act, Baius abjured to Morillon, de Granvelle's vicar­general, all the errors condemned in the Bull, but was not then and there required to sign his recantation.
The absence of that formality contributed later to revive the discussions.
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