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also Co·blenz  (kō′blĕnts′)
A city of west-central Germany at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers southeast of Bonn. Founded as a Roman frontier station, the city was prominent during Carolingian times as a residence of Frankish kings.
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(German ˈkoːblɛnts) or


(Placename) a city in W central Germany, in the Rhineland-Palatinate at the confluence of the Rivers Moselle and Rhine: ruled by the archbishop-electors of Trier from 1018 until occupied by the French in 1794; passed to Prussia in 1815, becoming capital of the Rhine Province (1824–1945) and of the Rhineland-Palatinate (1946–50); wine trade centre. Pop: 107 608 (2003 est). Latin name: Confluentes
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or Ko•blenz

(ˈkoʊ blɛnts)

a city in W Germany, at the junction of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. 110,300.
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In addition to the distribution plan for all classes of supplies needed to support the advance, the Allied forces received instructions for handling prisoners and even what to do to the railroad lines in case the Allies were forced to retreat: "in case of falling back only make a single or double cut in order to prevent German [use]." They also received guidance not to cut the German telephone lines "but take away all phones." On a more positive note, Knight received a roughly translated classified message informing him that once the operation started "Supplies such as wine and extras will be asked directly to the Chef de Bataillon Commandant la Commission de Chemin de Fer de Campagne a Coblence" and that all requests would be referred to higher headquarters at Sarrebruck.
While Maria Grazia Porcelli discusses the various types of embrace represented on the eighteenth-century stage ('Baisers de comedie'), she notes that its presence was subject to a number of dramatic and moralistic conditions, and Francoise Coblence's investigation of the kiss in Diderot's Salons ('Le baiser dans les Salons de Diderot: la distance pour toucher') argues that while the evocation of touch is of central importance in Diderot's art criticism, the visual depiction of the embrace, which would seem a privileged moment in the arousal of sensation in the spectator, has itself little affective power.
Voir aussi la decision de la Cour d'appel (Oberlandesgericht), Coblence (Allemagne), 17 septembre 1993, en ligne: Pace Law School: CISG Database <http://cisgw3.
An article by Allan Kozinn in the New York Times (28 August 2001) traced the history of this particular site from the founding of the Andante compact disc label by French lawyer Alain Coblence to the launch of its Web site, Andante.com, in April 2001.
(32.) Karl Baedeker to John Murray, Coblence 20 October 1852; from a translation in the Murray Archive, London.