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Chania

(ˈhɑːnɪə) or

Hania

n
(Placename) the chief port of Crete, on the NW coast. Pop: 82 000 (2005 est). Greek name: Khaniá
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XMEN, XANDRO, and XANIA include a slim flat metal front that protrudes from the frame, juxtaposed with a thick temple and soft nose bridge.
From 1960, he began to put down roots in Xania, the little capital of western Crete, renting a house on the old harbour, he wrote to Joan, 'with a recklessness inspired by your generosity' (see Fig.
Nearly 100 guests attended the event, which was judged by Drew Levinson of Wirtz; Xania Woodman of Vegas Seven; and David Cid, brand master for Bacardi.
As forensic teams combed the scene of the assault, two miles away from the pub in Beaumont Leys, neighbour Xania Astill, 21, told how Debbie had arrived home in a distressed state on Saturday afternoon.
Applying unconventional forms of deduction, the inspector and sidekick Ponton (Jean Reno) narrow the list of suspects to Yves's glamorous girlfriend Xania (Beyonce Knowles), disgruntled footballer Bizu (William Abadie), publicist Cherie (Kristin Chenoweth) and millionaire casino owner Larocque (Roger Rees).
Applying unconventional forms of deduction, the inspector and sidekick Ponton (Reno) narrow the list of suspects to Yves's glamorous girlfriend Xania (Knowles), disgruntled soccer player Bizu (Abadie), publicist Cherie (Chenoweth) and millionaire casino owner Larocque (Rees).
It's easy to see why Beyonce was chosen to play Xania, an international singing star and femme fatale who reduces Clouseau to even more of a quivering wreck.
Meanwhile, Clouseau and sidekick Ponton (Jean Reno) apply unconventional methods of deduction to narrow the list of suspects to Yves's glamorous girlfriend Xania (Beyonce Knowles), disgruntled footballer Bizu and millionaire Larocque.
Teamed up with capable cop Ponton (Reno) he starts investigating and takes a side trip to New York to hook up with suspect Xania (Beyonce) before clumsily solving the case.
A prime suspect is the dead coach's girlfriend, an American singer called Xania (Beyonce Knowles, just trying to look terrific and succeeding).