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n.1.One of the royalist insurgents in western France (Brittany, etc.), during and after the French revolution.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He was a bit of a 'chouan'; born in Brittany of a parliamentary family, and ennobled by Louis XVIII.
KARACHI -- The launching of a campaign aimed at Preventing Gender Based Violence Through Democratic Policing was announced by Regional Head of Sindh of Society for Protection of Child Rights (SPARC) Kashif Bajeer, Programme Manager - Basic Institute for Development and Rights, Tabenda Chouan, Executive Director SEARCH Partab Shivani, NGOs members of the Sindh Chapter of the Pakistan Forum for Democratic Policing (PFDP), here on Wednesday.
Roland Chollet and Stephane Vachon propose to focus on Balzac's first years as a writer, from the composition of L'Heritiere de Birague (1822) to the publication of Le Dernier Chouan (1830), which marks the beginning of what would become La Comedie humaine.
Chouan Taha a estime, pour sa part, sur le site internet du parti kurde PUK, que [beaucoup moins que]entre 500 et 1.000 detenus[beaucoup plus grand que] s'etaient evades des prisons de Taji et Abou Ghraib.
Addressing a summer camp organised for tribal girls in Jhabua District on Sunday, Shah made the sexist comments against teenage girls, the BJP's district president, Nirmala Bhuria, and Chief Minister Chouan's wife Sadhna Singh.
Racial tensions rise in a Massachusetts town when Chay Chouan's truck hits and kills Henry Smith's brother, Franklin, a star football player.
(35) See Michael Tilby, 'Roman du secret, secret du roman: la lecon du Dernier Chouan', in Reflexions sur l'autorflexivite balzacienne, ed.