Miquelon


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Mi·que·lon

 (mĭk′ə-lŏn′, mēk-lôN′)
A French island in the Atlantic Ocean off the southern coast of Newfoundland, Canada. It is part of the overseas department of St. Pierre and Miquelon.

Miquelon

(ˈmiːkəˌlɒn; French miklɔ̃)
n
(Placename) a group of islands in the French territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon

St. Pierre and Miq•ue•lon

(ˌseɪnt ˈpyɛər; Fr. sɛ̃ ˈpyɛr; ˌmɪk əˈlɒn; Fr. mikˈlɔ̃)
n.pl.
two small groups of islands off the S coast of Newfoundland: an overseas territory of France. 6041; 93 sq. mi. (240 sq. km).
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Dans le cadre de la commemoration du 200e anniversaire de la reprise definitive de Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon par la France en 1816, cet article s'interesse au profil demographique d'une societe de pecheurs francophones situee a proximite de la Peninsule de Burin a TerreNeuve durant la premiere moitie du 19e siecle, soit file de Miquelon, rattachee a l'archipel franfais incluant aussi file Saint-Pierre.
The boat capsized in the early hours of July 17, approximately 450 nautical miles east of St Pierre and Miquelon.
and Wade Miquelon has taken the same post at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores.
Besides having more than 160 stores in Quebec--most of them dealer-owned--BMR is also active in Ontario, the Maritimes and the French islands of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon.
Former Walgreen chief financial officer Wade Miquelon has filed suit against CEO Greg Wasson and director Stefano Pessina, the company's biggest shareholder, claiming that the two defamed him in meetings with large shareholders.
On August 4 McLevish replaced Wade Miquelon, who had been Walgreens' CFO since June 2008 and helped broker the company's industry-altering partnerships with Alliance Boots GmbH and AmerisourceBergen Corp.
Miquelon also will move forward to pursue several new opportunities outside of the company.
com)-- Miquelon Consulting is proud to announce that the new St-Pierre-et-Miquelon.
Alain Miquelon, president and CEO of MontrA[c]al Exchange added: "This migration demonstrates the successful partnership TMX Group has put in place with the LSEG.
MEPs approved by a show of hands, on the basis of a report by Jaroslaw LeszekaWalesa (EPP, Poland), changes to the convention on cooperation in the NAFO area, which encompasses a large part of the Atlantic, including areas near the United States, Canada, Greenland and Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France).
ANSWERS: 1 Ben-Hur; 2 Only one of each; 3 Birmingham; 4 Peat; 5 The St Pierre and Miquelon islands, off Newfoundland; 6 Mis-Teeq; 7 Inertia; 8 James Cameron; 9 Brent; 10 Menthol.
CFO Wade Miquelon reported that the company achieved a $1 billion turn-around from 2006 to 2007 and brought in more than $700 million in pre-tax revenue.