a city in and the capital of Cher, in central France: cathedral.
a river in central France, flowing NW to the Loire River. 220 miles (355 km) long.
a department in central France. 2820 sq. mi. (7305 sq. km).
a female given name.
History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2 Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07 Various
The Lives of the Saints, Volume II (of 16): February Sabine Baring-Gould
The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; Various
The Ink-Stain, Complete Rene Bazin
Fox’s Book of Martyrs John Foxe
Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII John Lord
The Story of Glass Sara Ware Bassett
A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) Isaac D’Israeli
a city in central France. Pop: 72 480 (1999)
a department of central France, in E Centre region. Capital: Bourges. Pop: 312 277 (2003 est). Area: 7304 sq km (2849 sq miles)
a river in central France, rising in the Massif Central and flowing northwest to the Loire. Length: 354 km (220 miles)
burgeon. to grow or develop quickly; flourish: The town burgeoned into a city. He burgeoned into a fine actor. to begin to grow, as a bud; put forth buds, shoots, etc., as a plant (often followed by out, forth). to put forth, as buds. a bud; sprout. Historical Examples The Expositor’s Bible: The First Book […]
Paul [pawl] /pɔl/ (Show IPA), 1852–1935, French novelist and critic. a suburb of Paris: former airport, landing site for Charles A. Lindbergh, May 1927. Historical Examples The Strand Magazine, Vol. 1 – No. 1, Various Trapped in ‘Black Russia’ Ruth Pierce Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2) William Henry Atherton Cosmopolis, Complete Paul Bourget Diary […]
French name of Burgundy. Historical Examples Les Misrables Victor Hugo The Man in the Iron Mask Alexandre Dumas, Pere Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Edward E. Hale Rheims and the Battles for its Possession Various The Story of the Great War, Volume VIII (of VIII) various The Vicomte de Bragelonne Alexandre Dumas Repertory Of The […]
Habib ben Ali [hah-beeb ben ah-lee] /ˈhɑ bib bɛn ˈɑ li/ (Show IPA), 1903–2000, leader in Tunisian independence movements: president of Tunisia 1957–87. noun Habib ben Ali (hæˈbɪb bɛn ˈɑːlɪ). 1903–2000, Tunisian statesman: president of Tunisia (1957–87); a moderate and an advocate of gradual social change. He was deposed in a coup and kept under […]