Charente


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Charente

(French ʃarɑ̃t)
n
1. (Placename) a department of W central France, in Poitou-Charentes region. Capital: Angoulême. Pop: 341 275 (2003 est). Area: 5972 sq km (2329 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a river in W France, rising in the Massif Central and flowing west to the Bay of Biscay. Length: 362 km (225 miles)
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"Have we any of us any friends there?" said Mademoiselle de Tonnay- Charente, coldly, but in a manner to attract attention to a question that was not without its calculated aim.
de Bragelonne," said Mademoiselle de Tonnay- Charente, with persistent malice.
D'Artagnan made several steps along the gallery, holding Louise on his arm; then, when they were far enough removed from the others - "What I had to say to you, mademoiselle," replied he, "Mademoiselle de Tonnay- Charente has just expressed; roughly and unkindly, it is true but still in its entirety."
"A small vessel with an English crew, whose captain is on my side, awaits you at the mouth of Charente, at fort of the Point.
IT'S not all about the sea in the Charente Maritime, although access to the varied Atlantic coastline plays an important part in setting the scene for the whole department.
Tenders are invited for Maintenance contract for SA NOALIS %heritage boilers, located in Charente and Charente-Maritime departments
Tenders are invited for Study of potential fisheries on the charente and seuder basins states and possibilities of migration of the amphihaline migratory fish of the charente and seudre basins Eligibility Criteria : participation Conditions
Contract notice: study of potential piscicoles on the charente and seuder basinsstates and possibilities of migration of amphihaline migratory fish from the charente and seudre basins