Nivernais


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Nivernais

(French nivɛrnɛ)
n
(Placename) a former province of central France, around Nevers

Ni•ver•nais

(ni vɛrˈnɛ)

n.
a former province in central France. Cap.: Nevers .
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Betfred now have Buywise and Champagne West as their 7-1 joint-favourites, although 8-1 is available elsewhere about each of the pair, while Tenor Nivernais has also been backed with the firm and is 10-1 (from 14).
Venetia Williams-trained Tenor Nivernais continues to attract support and is now 10-1 ( from 12s) with Coral, having been 14s earlier in the week.
VENETIA WILLIAMS is praying for rain to boost the chances of Caspian Caviar Gold Cup gamble Tenor Nivernais at Cheltenham on Saturday.
Venetia Williams is another trainer whose horses are firing on all cylinders and Tenor Nivernais is a likely type as he makes a swift reappearance in the bet365 Open Handicap Chase.
Contract award: transport services for biological samples within the health cooperation group in southern yonne and haut nivernais to the laboratory of medical analyzes of the hospital center of auxerre.
She continued to exhibit at the salon (no small feat for a female artist), and in 1849 exhibited what is considered one of her greatest works, Labourage Nivernais (Plowing in the Nivernais), which depicts a team of oxen pulling plows across a French countryside.
Venetia Williams saddled her first winner of the month when Tenor Nivernais (3-1) was given a great front-running ride by Robbie Dunne in the Maxilead Metals Supports Racing Welfare Handicap Hurdle.
The work, Plowing in Nivernais, was very well received.
Nearby, the 200 year-old Nivernais canal - built to link the Loire and Saone rivers - runs through three tunnels cut into the hills at La Collancelle, the watershed between them.
Panini's paired canvases depict a spectacular event in the theatre of state: the celebrations staged by the French ambassador to Rome, the duc de Nivernais, on the birth of a new heir to the French throne--Louis XV's grandson, Louis-Joseph-Xavier, duc de Bourgogne (1751-61).
We started south of Paris and headed along the Yonne River and the Nivernais Canal from Clamecy to Auxerre.
This evidence is supported by notarial documents, ducal papers, and family archives conserved in the Archives Nationales and the Nivernais departmental and municipal archives, as well as contemporary printed pamphlets.