Vincennes


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Vin·cennes

 (văN-sĕn′)
A city of north-central France east of Paris. Its 14th-century castle was once a royal residence and later a state prison.

Vincennes

(French vɛ̃sɛn; English vɪnˈsɛnz)
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(Placename) a suburb of E Paris: 14th-century castle. Pop: 47 845 (2006)
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They are talking of razing the admirable chapel of Vincennes, in order to make, with its stones, some fortification, which Daumesnil did not need, however.
This is a work, however, which I have never happened to meet with; and Stewart, the chaplain of the American sloop of war Vincennes, has likewise devoted a portion of his book, entitled 'A Visit to the South Seas', to the same subject.
You, my dear Monsieur de Rochefort, shall have the post of confidence; you shall go to Vincennes, where Monsieur de Beaufort is confined; you will guard him well for me.
And then, my lord," continued Rochefort, "you understand that to emerge from the Bastile in order to enter Vincennes is only to change one's prison.
Pistols, then, at eight o'clock, in the Bois de Vincennes," said Beauchamp, quite disconcerted, not knowing if he was dealing with an arrogant braggadocio or a supernatural being.
The radars of missile-launching destroyers are equipped with the Interrogating Friend and Foe (IFF) system which shows the type of flying planes, including warplanes or passenger planes," said Admiral Nasser Sarnevesht, who was the commander of the rescue and search operations for the passengers on board the Iranian Airbus 655 who were killed by the American USS Vincennes missile cruiser in 1988.
Jason Boyles, Location Manager at the Vincennes Alliance Tractor, says area residents will enjoy the chance to check out different models of equipment and take advantage of the special savings.
Downing of Iranian Passenger Jet Airbus 655 Reveals the Nature of America Jet Airbus 655 that was flying from Bandar Abbas, Iran to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, on July 3 1988, with 290 passengers onboard was shot down by the American USS Vincennes
Paris, Presses Universitaires de Vincennes, 2012, 480 pp.
The deal includes three CNG fuelling stations located in Frankfort, Vincennes and Indianapolis, Indiana.
The USS Vincennes, a cruiser sailing illegally in Iranian waters during the Iraq-Iran war, fired two surface to air missiles with the same results as last week's atrocity.