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n.1.An alloy of nickel with copper and zinc; German silver.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Saving your presence, the ladies of the town have created an institution to protect poor creatures from destroying their infants, like that handsome Faustine of Argentan who was executed for it three years ago."
Manama, July 17 (BNA): His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council of Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Athletics Association and Leader of Al Khalidiya Stables, congratulated his sibling His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the representative of HM the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Olympic Committee, Honorary President of Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation and Leader of the Royal Endurance Team, on the occasion of the Royal Endurance Team's achievement of Argentan's 130-km endurance championship first title in France.
The Warwickshire County Schools' FA were invited to take part in the International Youth (U16s) Football Tournament in France by the French league club Argentan FC.
At the end of August 1944, the last battle of Normandy took place in the Falaise Chambois pocket (between Argentan and Vimoutiers) where around 100,000 retreating Germans were encircled in the so-called 'corridor of death'.
APPRENTICE jockey Benjamin Boutin has died of the injuries he sustained in a fall at Argentan on Saturday.
FRENCH RACING is in shock at the death of apprentice Benjamin Boutin, who yesterday lost his fight for life after a fall at Argentan on Saturday.
The "Quasimodo Fair" held annually in Argentan in the North of France, has invited Sri Lanka to be the Guest-of-Honour at this national trade and fun fair to be held in April 2011.
Given a confident ride at the back by Fallon, he overcame traffic problems and produced a telling turn of foot to get the better of favourite Argentan.
Argentan made a promising debut at Newmarket last month and can claim the first division of the EBF Herringfleet Maiden Stakes.
* FRENCH apprentice Benjamin Boutin has died of his injuries following a fall at Argentan in Normandy at the weekend.