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bocage

(bɒˈkɑːʒ)
n
1. the wooded countryside characteristic of northern France, with small irregular-shaped fields and many hedges and copses
2. (Ceramics) woodland scenery represented in ceramics
[C17: from French, from Old French bosc; see boscage]
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Most recently, he served as chief executive officer of Bocage Group, a private investment company specializing in energy, natural resources and master limited partnerships.
ITC begins operations in Villa Le Bocage, Geneva, with a staff of five.
The locations he used were four historic preCivil War plantations Felicity, Magnolia, Bocage and Destrehan.
We had settled on Beny Bocage, in Vire in Lower Normandy and booked with Owners Direct - a website that allows holiday-home owners to list properties.
He also notes the contribution made by the American Army Sergeant Curtis Culin, who fashioned the hedgerow-slicing Rhinoceros that allowed US armored units to avoid getting tied down in Normandy's bocage country.
Over the next forty days, the American troops that landed at Omaha Beach slugged it out in bitter, treacherous fighting against their German foes in the bocage country of Normandy, where every hundred yards or so open fields were bounded by thick, earthen hedgerows which to this day impair movement and visibility for pedestrians in the French countryside.
Apart from the beaches and coastline, the Vendee is a cyclist's paradise and there are hundreds of miles of bike routes along the coast itself, through pine forests, by the side of canals and in the bocage - quiet, unspoilt countryside.
The bank has hired Thomas Deininger, Paul Mehta and Laetitia du Bocage to join the credit sales desk in London.
His rare, perfectly preserved logbook details many dangerous attacks on key targets like railway yards - even a Panzer concentration at Villers Bocage, inland of the D-Day invasion, in June 1944.
Baerg's Sulpice watched over Marie with fatherly care in robust voice, slipping in reassuring military song snippets during Act II's "Le jour naissait dans la bocage.
But the strangest story of all is how he was badly injured when observing for the guns as the Germans defended the village of Villas Bocage.
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