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Noun1.Fontenoy - a battle in 1745 in which the French army under Marshal Saxe defeated the English army and their allies under the duke of Cumberland
War of the Austrian Succession - Prussia and Austria fought over Silesia and most of the rest of Europe took sides; 1740-1748
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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Our dining table extended adorned with my mam's best tablecloth, six places laid White Christmas playing low on the wireless, the old abode is looking so cheery The familiar smell of beeswax polish, The kids of Fonnie-oy singing carols 'Oh Come All Ye Faithful, I dont want to wake up Not while I'm dreaming of Christmas of olde At 33b Fontenoy Gardens, Happy Chrimbo folks
He describes their character and involvement in the Jacobite War, the Flight of the Wild Geese, the Battle of Fontenoy, the decline of Charles Edward Stuart, General Thomas Lally's expedition to India, the War of American Independence, the French Revolution, and other events.
Et c'est sur les ondes qu'il entende parler des exploits de l'exploratrice Maud Fontenoy qui a reussi, seule, la traversee de l'ocean Atlantique a la rame.
In particular, I will trace the articulation of this conceit in Voltaire's account of the battle of Fontenoy on May 11, 1745.
bernardxxx1945 A race that will have passed most by because it was at Lonchamp was the Prix de Fontenoy for unraced two-year-olds.
In Liverpool, offstreet parking will be free on Thursday nights from December 4 from 5pm at car parks at Mount Pleasant, Victoria Street, Dale Street, Old Haymarket, Fontenoy Street, Hunter Street, Burgess Street, Kempston Street, Craven Street and Lambeth Street.
Military historian Fontenoy (North Carolina Maritime Museum) traces the development of the aircraft carriers that have been the backbone of naval warfare around the world for more than 60 years and assesses their impact.
The regiment's first action was in 1745 at the Battle of Fontenoy in Flanders when the French dubbed them the 'Highland Furies'.
Biosphere Reserves - Special Places for People and Nature - Edited by Malcolm Hadley - UNESCO 2003 - ISBN 92-3-203813-7 - UNESCO, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP France
Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 7 place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France.
Mr Longuepee, a local councillor for the Paris region and an RPR leader, said that if a new name was not found for the station, he would fight to change the name of Paris' Gare du Nord to Fontenoy station after a 1745 French victory over the British.
Principal battles: Dettingen (village in Bavaria) (1743); Fontenoy (in Hainault province, Belgium) (1745); Roucoux (near Liege) (1746); Lauffeld (near Maastricht) (1747); Hastenbeck (near Hameln) (1757); siege of Louisbourg (1758); Ticonderoga, Crown Point (1759).