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a contest, esp the concours d'élégance


(Fr. kɔ̃ˈkur)

n., pl. -cours (Fr. -ˈkur)
a public contest or competition.
[1935–40; < French, Old French; see concourse]
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Pas moins de 120 etudiants artistes participent a Souk Ahras a un concours national universitaire des arts plastiques organise par la direction locale des &oelig;uvres universitaires avec le concours de la direction du tourisme.
th] annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is in the books: the elegant and high-powered automobiles are back in their stables, and golfers are once again teeing off on the 18[sup.
L e Reseau des Avocats Contre la Peine de Mort (RACPM) avec l'appui de l'ambassade de France a organise, le 11 septembre, la premiere edition du concours national des avocats sous le theme de [beaucoup moins que]La plaidoirie, un art pour l'abolition de la peine de mort[beaucoup plus grand que].
A week of motoring celebrations in Scotland initiated the first Concours of Elegance Highland Tour.
Sir Jackie Stewart gave First Minister Nicola Sturgeon a quick briefing on the finer points of Scottish racing history when she attended the Concours of Elegance.
HERE is your chance to win two hospitality tickets to the Concours of Elegance 2015 classic and luxury car show at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh.
THE Concours of Elegance 2015 at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh from September 4 to 6 has confirmed free parking for 120 pre-1976 cars.
CHUBB INSURANCE COMPANY OF EUROPE SE (Chubb Insurance) and Salon Prive recently renewed their sponsorship agreement for the Concours and Tour d'Elegance elements of the automotive event.
SIXTY of the world's rarest and most desirable concours cars - many being seen in the UK for the first time - will grace the 2014 Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace next week.
HRH Prince Michael of Kent is to commence the celebrations at the St James's Concours of Elegance, London by leading a convoy of 60 of the world's rarest classic cars on the opening morning, Thursday, September 5, 2013.
com)-- The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance, one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast event weeks, will pay homage to the 12-mile long barrier island it calls home with the Life on the Beach exhibit.