Chrétien

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Chrétien

(French kretjɛ̃)
n
(Biography) (Joseph Jacques) Jean. born 1934, Canadian Liberal politician; prime minister of Canada (1993–2003)
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Chré•tien

(kreɪˈtyɛn, -ˈtyɛ̃)
n.
(Joseph Jacques) Jean (ʒɑ̃) born 1934, prime minister of Canada since 1993.
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Other poets followed, chief among them the delightful Chretien of Troyes, all writing mostly of the exploits of single knights at Arthur's court, which they made over, probably, from scattering tales of Welsh and Breton mythology.
"Everything was changing," she would cry; "she did not know her own servants; the fact was she spoiled them!" On one occasion Josette gave her the "Journee du Chretien" instead of the "Quinzaine de Paques." The whole town heard of this disaster the same evening.
Chretien de Troyes, French court poet of the twelfth century, holds an important place throughout the history of Arthurian research in that he was "the first to combine a series of Arthurian motifs and episodes into extensive and carefully organized compositions" (Hasselmann 1).
Jean-Luc Chretien, CEO of FastBooking, told Hotelier that the website, which launched in 2000 but was taken over by AccorHotels in 2015, is now present in Italy, Spain, France, England, Germany, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Singapore.
Irvine, CA, April 02, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Lisa Michele Chretien, President and CEO of EventMover, Inc., received the 2016 Gamechanger Award, presented by the Connected Women of Influence organization, during the Orange County Women of Influence Awards at the Radisson Hotel Newport on March 30.
Si le candidat du parti chretien des Forces libanaises (FL), Samir Geagea a deja presente son programme soutenu par la Coalition du 14-Mars, il ne peut etre elu des le premier tour en vue de la farouche opposition de la Coalition du 8-Mars dominee par le Hezbollah chiite preconisant la candidature de l'autre chef chretien, Michel Aoun, et du depute Sleimane Frangiyeh.
Chretien as interim president and chief executive officer of the company.
That Jean Chretien was known -- and carefully crafted the image -- as aACAythe Streetfighter from Shawinigan' says a lot about the man who holds the record of being Canada's longest-serving prime minister.
That was the message from Jean Chretien when he spoke about his experience of facing down not one, but two votes on separating Frenchspeaking Quebec from Canada.
Irony has often been used to describe the poetics of Chretien de Troyes's Arthurian romance Cliges.
Summary: Les violences ethniques et religieuses au Nigeria ont connu une nouvelle flambee avant-hier mardi, faisant au moins 11 morts dans le nord musulman et cinq dans le sud chretien.