Amiens


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Am·i·ens

 (ăm′ē-ənz, ä-myăN′)
A city of northern France on the Somme River north of Paris. Settled in pre-Roman times, it has been a textile center since the Middle Ages. The city's Gothic cathedral is the largest church in France.
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Amiens

(ˈæmɪənz; French amjɛ̃)
n
(Placename) a city in N France: its Gothic cathedral is the largest church in France. Pop: 139 271 (2006)
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Am•i•ens

(aˈmyɛ̃)

n.
a city in N France, on the Somme. 135,992.
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As late as the beginning of the fourteenth century a ghoul was cornered in the crypt of the cathedral at Amiens and the whole population surrounded the place.
"As well as you do, gentlemen; for I was among those who seized him in the garden at Amiens, into which Monsieur Putange, the queen's equerry, introduced me.
This hurt is just the fellow of the one I had on the road to Amiens."
But it seemed to be a dry compilation, infinitely above their powers; and when they had blundered through three or four dreary passages concerning the Treaty of Amiens, and other thrilling topics of the same nature (obviously without comprehending ten words), I expressed myself quite satisfied.
He served as a private soldier in Napoleon's campaigns in Italy, followed him to Egypt, and came back from the East after the Peace of Amiens. In the time of the Empire he was incorporated in the Pontoon Troop of the Guard, and was constantly on active service in Germany, lastly the poor fellow made the Russian campaign."
He described the First Consul as he saw him at Paris at the peace of Amiens; when he, Pitt Crawley, had the gratification of making the acquaintance of the great and good Mr.
AMIENS v GUINGAMP Ligue 1, 8.05pm BT Sport 1 H 19-40, D 18-5, A 7-1 Amiens BTTS Guingamp 41% | 46% Win & both score 11% | 3% Over 2.5 goals 43% | 49% Win to nil 11% | 11% Leading scorers Amiens Shirt Goals First MPG M Konate 15 7 2 223 E Gnahore 5 4 3 607 S Ghoddos 7 3 1 252 Guingamp Shirt Goals First MPG M Thuram 11 9 4 351 N Benezet 10 3 2 413 F Eboa Eboa 20 3 2 1099 MPG career minutes per goal.
Prince WilliamandTheresa Maywill today attend commemorations in France marking the centenary of theFirst World WarBattle of Amiens at Amiens Cathedral the Duke of Cambridge will will lay a wreath and meet descendants of soldiers who fought in the battle.
Summary: Amiens [France], October 1 (ANI): Saturday's Ligue 1 match between Amiens and Lille was abandoned after safety barriers collapsed, injuring around 20 supporters.
PARIS (TAP) - A heavy police presence in Amiens ensured no repeat of violence in the northern French city overnight on Wednesday, after President Francois Hollande pledged to do all in his power to stamp out unrest.
The majority of patients (88%) reported a significant reduction in pain almost immediately after treatment, according to study authors Jean Palussiere, Institut Bergonie, Service de Radiologie, Bordeaux, France; Jerome Berge, Service de Neuroradiologie, Diagnostique et Therapeutique Centre Hospitalier Pellegrin, Bordeaux, France; Afshin Gangi, Hopitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, Hospices Civiles, Strasbourg, France; and Herve Deramond, Service de Radiologie A, CHU Amiens-Hopital Nord, Amiens, France.