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Grand Pré

(ɡrɒn preɪ; French ɡrɑ̃ pre)
n
(Placename) a village in SE Canada, in W Nova Scotia: setting of Longfellow's Evangeline

Grand Pré

(ˈgræn ˈpreɪ)
n.
a village in central Nova Scotia, on Minas Basin: locale of Longfellow's Evangeline.
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To the inhabitants of the District of Grand Pre, Minas, River Canard,
We, therefore, order and strictly enjoin, by these presents, all of the inhabitants, as well of the above-named district as of all the other Districts, both old men and young men, as well as all the lads of ten years of age, to attend at the Church at Grand Pre, on Friday, the fifth instant, at three of the clock in the afternoon, that we may impart to them what we are ordered to communicate to them; declaring that no excuse will be admitted on any pretence whatever, on pain of forfeiting goods and chattels, in default of real estate.
The whole number of persons collected at Grand Pre finally amounted to four hundred and eighty-three men, and three hundred and thirty-seven women, heads of families; and their sons and daughters, to five hundred and twenty-seven of the former, and five hundred and seventy-six of the latter; making in the whole one thousand nine hundred and twenty-three souls.
6 million for the 216-unit Grand Pre apartments at 200 Winthrop St.
Visit Domaine de Grand Pre to both taste and eat (see 'Where to eat').
Cal tied the score at 2-2 with a run in the fifth as Preston Grand Pre reached base on an error by shortstop Travis Moniot.
He said after that Shah will be sent to Germany to participate in the Grand Pre.
Contractor address : 6 8 rue du Grand Pre val Euromoselle Dud
C": A Book for Boys, Boys of the Grand Pre School, Lost in the Fog, Fire in the Woods, Picked Up Adrift, and The Treasure of the Sea.
Cecile Souris and her mouse family live under the floorboards of a little Acadian house in Grand Pre owned by the Dubois family.
In this study we examine the influence of redox conditions and regional geology on the mobility of uranium in groundwater in the Grand Pre region, located in the eastern end of the Annapolis-Cornwallis Valley in southwestern Nova Scotia.
At Grand Pre Winery, several varieties and styles of wine have been developed to thrive in the local soil.