Tarbes


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Tarbes

(French tarb)
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(Placename) a town in SW France: noted for the breeding of Anglo-Arab horses. Pop: 48 166 (2011)
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Yes, but before we can kill him -- and he will be hard to kill, that Swiss -- he will shriek out and the whole picket will come, and we shall be taken like foxes, we, who are lions, and thrown into some dungeon, where we shall not even have the consolation of seeing this frightful gray sky of Rueil, which no more resembles the sky of Tarbes than the moon is like the sun.
it was my ill fate to slay him in a bickering which broke out in a field near the township of Tarbes.
Don Quixote took windmills for giants, and sheep for armies; D'Artagnan took every smile for an insult, and every look as a provocation--whence it resulted that from Tarbes to Meung his fist was constantly doubled, or his hand on the hilt of his sword; and yet the fist did not descend upon any jaw, nor did the sword issue from its scabbard.
Address : Zone Tertiaire Pyrne Aro Ple Tlport 1 Cs 51331 65013 Tarbes Cedex 9
Abu Dhabi: After the superb win by UAE apprentice jockey Ahmad Al Subose in Tarbes, France, last week, all eyes will be on fellow Emirati apprentice Saeed Al Mazrouei in Sunday's penultimate race of the HH Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship (IFAHR) at the Duindigt racecourse in the Netherlands.
The Endurance village will be set up in the Tarbes forest 'Bois du Commandeur' at Ibos.
SUCCESSFUL West Midland Endurance rider, Brett Corcoran, aged 16 from Eccleshall, has been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2013 FEI World Young Rider Endurance Championships in Tarbes, France on July 27.
Bernadets-Debat is located in the township of Trie Sur Baise part of the district of Tarbes.
FRENCHMAN Pierrick Fedrigo produced a late burst to edge out Italy's Franco Pellizotti on stage nine of the Tour de France from Saint Gaudens to Tarbes.
Frenchman Fedrigo outsprinted Franco Pellizotti of Italy on the 100mile stage into Tarbes.
Duenas Nevado has been withdrawn from the Tour de France by his team following raids by French police on their hotel in Tarbes.
The former forward who steered Dax into France's elite division, the Top 14, was confirmed as Bernard Laporte's successor at a board meeting in Tarbes.