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also ba·rège  (bə-rĕzh′)
A sheer fabric woven of silk or cotton and wool.

[French barège, after Barèges, a town in France.]
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(Textiles) a light silky gauze fabric made of wool
(Textiles) made of such a fabric
[C19: named after Barèges, France, where it was originally made]
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TOUR DE FRANCESTAGE 14: MOUNTAIN TARBES > TOURMALET BAREGES 1 Pinot Fra 3hrs:10mins: 20 secs 2 Alaphilippe Fra + 6secs 3 Kruijswijk Hol + 6secs 4 Buchmann Ger + 8secs 5 Bernal Col + 8secs Overall Standings: 1 Alaphilippe Fra 56hrs:11mins:29secs 2 Thomas GBR + 2m 02s 3 Kruijswijk Hol + 2m 14s 4 Bernal Col +3m 5 Buchmann Ger +3m 12s Today: Stage 15, Mountain.
EUROSPORT 1 12.00noon-4.45pm Cycling: Tour de France Stage 14 from Tarbes to Tourmalet Bareges. 5.00-7.00pm Athletics: Euro U20 Champs The third day's action from Boras, Sweden.
The 117.5km stage 14, from Tarbes to Tourmalet Bareges, is the shortest excluding time trials.
By August 17 he felt well enough to walk to the fortified Templar church at Bareges, four miles away--"a regular pool of Bethesda ...
Based at an 18th-century guesthouse in the central Pyrenean village of Bareges, you'll trek for four to six hours a day with a qualified mountain leader, exploring the spectacular peaks of the Cirque de Gavarnie, Pont d'Espagne and the Marcadau Valley.
TRAWLING through brochures and the internet last season for somewhere to go skiing on my own, I settled on Bareges, a small village in the French Pyrenees.
Bareges itself is a tiny village of only 140 inhabitants, but its ski slopes are linked with those around the purpose-built resort at La Mongie over the Col du Tourmalet pass to the east.
Armand Wallon en su obra La vida cotidiana en las estaciones balnearias (1850-1914) (33), concretamente en su parte quinta <<Las estaciones balnearias y la literatura>> destaca como el celebre escritor e historiador Jules Michelet, vivio prolongados periodos de tiempo en estaciones termales como Acqui, Aix-les-Bains, Bagneres, Bagnoles-de-l'Orne, Bex, Bareges, Carlsbad, Cauterets, Evian, Forges-les-Eaux ...
At an inquest held at Newport Coroners' Court yesterday Mr Spector told Gwent coroner David Bowen that on the day of Ms Hill's death, he and his wife rode for 20 minutes from Bareges along with two other residents from the hotel they were staying in.
The mother-of-two, from Monmouth, was on a cycling holiday with her husband Christopher Spector when she fell from a col while descending a mountain near Bareges.