Chandernagor


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Chan•der•na•gor

(ˌtʃʌn dər nəˈgɔr, -ˈgoʊr)

also Chan•dar•na•gar

(-ˈnʌg ər)

n.
a port in S West Bengal, in E India, on the Hooghly River: a former French dependency. 421,256.
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The general route of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway is as follows: Leaving Bombay, it passes through Salcette, crossing to the continent opposite Tannah, goes over the chain of the Western Ghauts, runs thence north-east as far as Burhampoor, skirts the nearly independent territory of Bundelcund, ascends to Allahabad, turns thence eastwardly, meeting the Ganges at Benares, then departs from the river a little, and, descending south-eastward by Burdivan and the French town of Chandernagor, has its terminus at Calcutta.
Over these dark and sombre chairs were thrown splendid stuffs, dyed beneath Persia's sun, or woven by the fingers of the women of Calcutta or of Chandernagor.
Relecturas de textos canonicos son "Mansilla, el tesoro de las doscientas mil lineas" de Cristina Iglesia sobre los articulos de la serie de Chandernagor.
Unlike the more- famous French colony of Pondicherry, Chandannagar ( or Chandernagor as it was known then) was never racially segregated.
The plenary sessions featured Robert Burns, Quebec Minister of State for Parliamentary and Electoral Reform, Andre Chandernagor, of the French National Assembly, Floyd Riddick, retired parliamentarian and adviser to the United States Senate, Michael Rush, Professor of Political Science at the University of Exeter and Professor Leon Dion from the Department of Political Science at Laval University.
Yet Marsh pays scant attention to the Revolutionary and Napoleonic eras, save glancing references to Etienne de Jouy's Tippo Saeb (1813) and a memoire from the governor of Chandernagor from 1797.
AaAaAa The Goncourt Jury included, Tahar Benjelloun (another Goncourt recipient), FranE*oise Chandernagor, Patrick Rambaud, Michel Tournier, Edmonde Charles-Roux, Robert Sabatier, Jorge Semprun, FranE*oise Mallet-Joris, Bernard Pivot and Didier Decoin.
My personal favourite is the Chandernagor range which has a definite antique look about it.