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A city of southern Netherlands south-southeast of Dordrecht. It was founded in the 11th century. Charles II of England lived here before the Restoration in 1660.
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(ˈbriːdə; Dutch breˈdaː)
(Placename) a city in the S Netherlands, in North Brabant province: residence of Charles II of England during his exile. Pop: 164 000 (2003 est)
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a city in the S Netherlands. 156,173.
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I had a tiny apartment in the Rue Breda, on the cinquieme: it wasn't at all respectable.
The killer has made it her mission to rid the village of bad dads, and after Harry planned to flee the village moments after the birth of his son Breda stabbed him.
When Jack gets the family together in the pub to propose to Breda, as he makes the final preparations, Breda finds Charlie with the photo album and discovers Brooke and her friends are heading to the farm.
The visitors are wedged in third, clear of AZ Alkmaar in fourth and trailing second-place PSV by 18 points, while the bestcase scenario for Breda this season is landing a place in the relegation playoffs.
In this instance, as President John Kilby indicated, the award to Breda recognises her commitment and enthusiasm in promoting the establishment of Dunblane as a dementia-friendly community.
Van Breda, who handed himself over to police in September 2016, has pleaded not guilty to all the charges, including an additional charge of obstructing justice.
A single woman, Breda - who came from Foulksmills in New Ross - was a member of the Palmarian Church and led a private life with limited family contact due to her religious beliefs.
Frigo Breda, founded in 2000, operates two locations in Breda that provide warehousing for frozen, chilled and ambient products.
Both WCTA and Breda have won Iowa Broadband Stimulus awards and are moving Fiber Forward in their networks in rural communities to bring extremely fast broadband services to their subscribers.
Van Breda & Co already has 40.80% of all shares in ABK, according to the newspaper.
Bank J Van Breda's offer is about EUR19m higher and values ABK at EUR490 per share.
Breda's son Adrian, 54, said: "What Jacqui has told me is absolutely electrifying.