Escaut


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Escaut

(ɛsko)
n
(Placename) the French name for the Scheldt

Scheldt

(skɛlt)

n.
a river in W Europe, flowing from N France through W Belgium and SW Netherlands into the North Sea. 270 mi. (435 km) long. Flemish, Schel•de (ˈsxɛl də) French, Escaut.
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When the Germans ended the "phoney war" on May 10 by sweeping through Belgium and Holland, the 50th moved to positions behind Brussels before falling back to the River Escaut.
Daar is die beeld van Italie (waar die Renaissance sy aanvang geneem het) wat met die Escaut afkom (en waarmee die waai van die suidewind verband hou); "Frida" ontpop tot 'n "Margot"; soldate keer terug van die slagvelde af in Mei (wat aan die einde van die Tweede Wereldoorlog dus saamgeval het met die volle deurbraak van die lente); in Julie is daar die somerse koringvelde om te geniet.
Similar findings at 36-month mean follow-up were noted by Escaut et al.
These were prominently--one could say seductively--displayed on several glass shelves in the booth of Frederic Escaut (Frederic.
The poet fastidiously indicates all the milestones of his journey until he crosses the Escaut river (10309) and penetrates the awesome forest where he gets lost while chasing the wild boar.
Russo and Escaut (2006) wrote as follows (my translation) concerning the composition of the tourmaline: