Caen


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Caen

 (käN)
A city of northern France southwest of Le Havre. A Huguenot stronghold in the 1500s and 1600s, it is the burial place of William the Conqueror.

Caen

(kɒŋ; French kɑ̃)
n
(Placename) an industrial city in NW France. Pop: 112 790 (2008)

Caen

(kɑn; Fr. kɑ̃)

n.
a city in NW France, SW of Le Havre. 117,119.
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Caen
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The scouts reported further, that this party meeting with some others who had been at similar work elsewhere, they all united into one, and drafting off a few men with the killed and wounded, marched away to Lord Mansfield's country seat at Caen Wood, between Hampstead and Highgate; bent upon destroying that house likewise, and lighting up a great fire there, which from that height should be seen all over London.
From Boulogne to Dieppe, from Dieppe to Caen, from Caen to Tours--trying with all her might to be respectable, and alas
He went through Islington; strode up the hill at Highgate on which stands the stone in honour of Whittington; turned down to Highgate Hill, unsteady of purpose, and uncertain where to go; struck off to the right again, almost as soon as he began to descend it; and taking the foot-path across the fields, skirted Caen Wood, and so came on Hampstead Heath.
HE stayed at the Ibis Budget Caen Gare, where it cost PS121 for three nights, room only, for two people.
Stanley Ballard arrives at The Memorial of Caen War Museum as a member of D-Day veterans Vic Higgins and Graham Overton's trip across the channel to take part in remembrance events organised by London Taxi drivers and the people of Caen Picture, JEREMY PARDOE JP080508Caen-31
And while a host of Lyon's big hitters were left out there were real signs that the strain of a 900-mile round trek to the northern French port of Caen will put the strain on Alain Perrin's squad for midweek.
This monograph is a careful, detailed, and well-documented history of the University of Caen from 1432 to 1609.
There are still people who have a fixed idea of what a Caen column is," he said during a phone interview from San Francisco.
The CCN of Caen is currently functioning with an interim director, as is the one in Marseille, orphaned in March after most of the ballet and its adjoining school went on strike to demand the resignation of their director, Marie-Claude Pietragalla.
Architecture Studio won the competition for Caen with a typically gestural and slightly perplexing building that on casual inspection might be mistaken for that ubiquitous French type le mediatheque.
For this beautiful city - a place Caen virtually immortalized under his byline for nearly 60 years - Friday was truly a moment in time, a day for the ages, an opportunity to say thanks and goodbye.
Heritage of caen the sea habitat - maintenance market with total guarantee of collective and individual controlled mechanical ventilation (vmc) and co2 extractors.