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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Contract notice: realization of paint repairs of accommodation and logistics premises, at the departmental retirement home of yonne, auxerre.
Henri de Raincourt, a senator for Yonne, France, and a minister under former President Nicolas Sarkozy, (https://twitter.
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.
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.
The European Commission gave the green light to the inclusion of 111 new communes in this list, situated in areas affected by the restructuring of the defence sector (in the departments of Yonne, Eure, Seine-et-Marne, Haute-Vienne, Creuse, Meuse, Moselle, Nord, Mayenne and Aisne) and the paper industry (the Saint-Girons basin in Ariege, victim of the liquidation of the LEDAR paper mill).
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.
She was serving a one-year Leeds university undergraduate post as an English language teaching assistant in Auxerre, Her naked body was found the next morning in the village of Moneteau, close to Auxerre, floating in the river Yonne.
Nicolas Industrie of Champs sur Yonne, France, designed its Nicolong semi-trailer to handle loads weighing up to 80 metric tons.
Auxerre, with a population of 40,000, sits like an amphitheatre on a hillside overlooking the winding River Yonne.
In the woods by the Yonne the nymphs Were forced with dirty smocks, and fauns took casual aim.