Narbonne


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Nar·bonne

 (när-bŏn′, -bôn′)
A city of southern France near the Mediterranean coast southwest of Montpellier. Thought to have been the first Roman colony established in Transalpine Gaul (118 bc), it was an important seaport until its harbor silted up in the 1300s. It is now the commercial center of a wine-growing region.

Narbonne

(French narbɔn)
n
(Placename) a city in S France: capital of the Roman province of Gallia Narbonensis; harbour silted up in the 14th century. Pop: 51 996 (2006)
Translations

Narbonne

[nɑːˈbɒn] NNarbona f
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During the winter of that year and the early spring of 1891, I saw in the papers that he had been engaged by the French government upon a matter of supreme importance, and I received two notes from Holmes, dated from Narbonne and from Nimes, from which I gathered that his stay in France was likely to be a long one.
Denis in the harrying of Narbonne, and I took them away with me lest they fall into the hands of the wicked.
Junot was there, and Narbonne, the Emperor's aide-de-camp, and all the chiefs of the army.
de Narbonne in less than a fortnight penetrated all the secrets of the imperial cabinet.
People are surprised when I mention that Narbonne, a small city in the Languedoc region of southern France just north of the Pyrenees and a few miles inland from the Mediterranean, was once home to a "Jewish kingdom" ruled by a dynasty that is said to be descended from King David.
00--Arguing that Plotinus had Gnostics in mind and in his classroom throughout his philosophical career, Narbonne offers six studies intended to show how various exegetical difficulties in the Enneads can be resolved by understanding them in the light of the "uninterrupted discussion of Plotinus with the Gnostics.
Narbonne will attend Brown University in the fall, and she has becoming a diplomat as a career goal.
The junior midfielder had a goal and an assist to lead the San Fernando boys' soccer team to its first championship in 37 years with a 4-1 victory over Narbonne of Harbor City on Saturday in the City Section final at Contreras Learning Center.
Winger Tomas De Vedia scored four tries as Saracens put Narbonne to the sword in their European Challenge Cup clash yesterday.
GLASGOW supremo Sean Lineen is predicting a feast of points when his and mash while Scott's troops face French giants Narbonne this weekend.
As a result, there were plans to take the fixture to Narbonne or to stage the match in Canet Plage, where the Dragons entertained St Helens a fortnight ago.
An inspired performance from second-string scrum-half Johnny Howard led Northampton to a classy victory against Narbonne in France last night.