Cluny


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Clu·ny

 (klo͞o′nē, klo͞o-nē′, klü-)
A town of east-central France north-northwest of Lyon. Its abbey, the center of an influential religious order, was founded in 910.

Cluny

(ˈkluːnɪ; French klyni)
n
(Placename) a town in E central France: reformed Benedictine order founded here in 910; important religious and cultural centre in the Middle Ages. Pop: 4835 (2006)

Clu•ny

(ˈklu ni; Fr. klüˈni)

n.
a town in E France, N of Lyons: ruins of a Benedictine abbey. 4335.
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The house of Nevers, the house of Rome, the house of Reims, which have disappeared; the Hôtel de Cluny, which still exists, for the consolation of the artist, and whose tower was so stupidly deprived of its crown a few years ago.
Now Cluny Macpherson, the chief of the clan Vourich, had been one of the leaders of the great rebellion six years before; there was a price on his life; and I had supposed him long ago in France, with the rest of the heads of that desperate party.
That was all the rest I had, until the messenger returned; when, as it appeared that Cluny would be glad to receive us, we must get once more upon our feet and set forward.
Music Futures Live will take place at The Cluny and Cluny 2 in Ouseburn featuring headliners PINS and Kagoule along with promising regional acts Gallery Circus and Coquin Migale.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: museum of the middle ages - thermes de cluny - catering la chapelle - lot 9: stained glass.
Federal Charm, Cluny 2 If you haven't yet experienced a gig at The Cluny it has to be on your 'to do' list.
Mouses were up the top end at The Tanners, next to Byker Bridge and Henry Carden's gang, International Departures were down in Cluny 2.
Built on a hill near Chief Crowfoot's burial site, Blackfoot Crossing overlooks an 800 hectare historical park marking not only an important First Nations Bow River crossing but also the Cluny Earth Lodge Village, a settlement dating back to 1740-42 and archaeological dig site of the University of Calgary's archaeology department.
Adam Cluny, of Meltham Road in Lockwood, admitted the assault on Sarah Gilks when he appeared before Kirklees magistrates.
We are giving one lucky reader the chance to win a two-night stay for two at the beautiful Cluny Bank Hotel, Forres.
Epicurean sage and modern Montaigne, Claude Michel Cluny has published to date close to five thousand pages of short stories, novels, poems, historical studies, and autobiographical works, while thousands of pages of journalistic essays and reviews are still awaiting their publication in book format.
His study Of the monastic vow of silence is paired with the study of the system of hand signs which evolved at the great Burgundian monastery of Cluny and spread to associated houses.