Yonne


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Yonne

(French jɔn)
n
1. (Placename) a department of N central France, in Burgundy region. Capital: Auxerre. Pop: 335 917 (2003 est). Area: 7461 sq km (2910 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a river in N France, flowing generally northwest to the Seine at Montereau. Length: 290 km (180 miles)
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The curfew for Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights came after police found weapons and fake identity cards during raids in the area and other parts of the Yonne department.
The delegation visiting Tunisia from May 26 to 27 is led by Jean-Louis Destans and includes MPs of the Val d'Oise Axel Poniatowski, the Yvelines Jacques Myard, the Allier Gerard Charasse, the Yonne Marie-Louise Fort and the Isere Michel Destot.
A friendship and cooperation agreement was also signed between Azerbaijani Ganja city, the districts of Shamkir, Goygol and Balakan and Yonne Department of France's Burgundy Region.
The classic dry Burgundy wine from the north-central Yonne region of France, made with chardonnay grapes.
The woman was living near the River Yonne, where the body of Joanna, from Newnham on Severn, Glos, was found.
The vineyards of the Yonne Valley fell on hard times in the early 20th century.
Yonne Wilson (D-Kansas City) said being banned for life from receiving food stamps harms those who have turned their lives around.
Our trip took us south of Paris along the Yonne River and the Nivernais Canal from Clamecy to Auxerre, through the vineyards of Burgundy.
Mystery still surrounds the death of trainee teacher Joanna Parrish, 21, from Gloucestershire, who was found floating in the River Yonne in central France in 1990.
We had picked up the boat in DAcize, a small town on the Loire where the canal starts its journey, eventually linking to the Yonne river, just north of Auxerre.
We'd picked up the boat in DAcize, a small town on the Loire, where the canal starts its journey, eventually linking to the Yonne river, just north of Auxerre.
Her naked body was found the next morning in the village of Moneteau, close to Auxerre, floating in the river Yonne.