Vauban


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Vauban

(French vobɑ̃)
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(Biography) Sébastien Le Prestre de (sebastjɛ̃ lə prɛtrə də). 1633–1707, French military engineer and marshal, who greatly developed the science of fortification and devised novel siege tactics using a series of parallel trenches
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This must have been the device of some Vauban or Cohorn of those early times.
The beauty and manliness of warfare has been much deformed, Major Heyward, by the arts of your Monsieur Vauban.
Meeza, Fujitsu and Vauban executives during the MoU signing ceremony.
Tribune News Network Doha Meeza, an established Qatari data services provider, Fujitsu Services and Vauban Group on Sunday announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enter into discussions to identify opportunities to provide world-class information communication and technology services to Qatar.
There's the aforementioned beach, which nestles next to the thing that Antibes is perhaps most famous for - its marina Port Vauban, the largest in Europe.
Located on the iconic Port Vauban, Northrop & Johnson's Antibes office is perfectly situated in one of yachting's main Mediterranean hubs.
The historic city is renowned for its beauty and its Vauban citadel has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
28 January 2014 - Affiliates of US buyout firm CCMP Capital Advisors LLC have agreed to buy Canadian vitamins maker Jamieson Laboratories Ltd from Vauban International Investments ULC and Maginot Corporation, companies owned by Eric Margolis, US journalist and Jamieson's CEO, the target said.
The four neighborhoods scrutinized are B001 (Malmo, Sweden), Hammarby Sjostad (Stockholm, Sweden), Kronsberg (Hannover, Germany) and Vauban (Freiburg, Germany).
There are many such examples in Europe: Rieselfeldand vauban (Freiburg, Germany), Hammarby-Sjostad (Stockholm, Sweden), The Beauregard (Rennes, France), Saint-Jean des Jardins (Chalon-sur-Saone, France), viikki (Helsinki, Finland) and etc.
Councillor Ralph Cook, the cabinet member for transport and planning, has instigated the investigation into car-free living, sighting the success of European towns and cities such as Vauban in Freiburg, south-west Germany.
In the Merseyside Maritime Museum's Liverpool World Gateway gallery there is a fine 1:64 scale model representing the Lamport and Holt sister ships Vauban and Vestris both built in 1912.