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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.


(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)



a city in the S Netherlands. 156,173.
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There was Terrence the Magnificent--descended, as Van Horn remembered, from the American-bred Milton Droleen, out of the Queen of County Antrim, Breda Muddler, which royal bitch, as every one who is familiar with the stud book knows, goes back as far as the almost mythical Spuds, with along the way no primrose dallyings with black- and-tan Killeney Boys and Welsh nondescripts.
I had a tiny apartment in the Rue Breda, on the cinquieme: it wasn't at all respectable.
Breda will be buried today following a private funeral in Wexford town.
Amie, who was born at the Walsgrave Maternity Unit in 1991, has now qualified as a midwife and has joined the team at Coventry's University Hospital where she was reunited with Breda.
Frigo Breda, founded in 2000, operates two locations in Breda that provide warehousing for frozen, chilled and ambient products.
The upshot of that is that they really need to take the game to NAC Breda, but that task won't be easy given their atrocious away form.
Van Breda launched at end-January a takeover bid of EUR 115.
Country: , BelgiumSector: Banking/Financial ServicesTarget: Antwerps Beroepskrediet (ABK)Buyer: Bank J Van Breda & CoDeal size in USD: 158.
Breda vanished in October 1960 and his dad later married Helen Ford.
The 30-year-old former Breda skipper is the Dutch club's all-time top European scorer, having netted five times in the UEFA Cup and Europa League in the past two seasons.
Van Breda Kolff, 84, died Wednesday in Spokane after a long illness.