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(French etjɛn)
(Biography) a variant spelling of Estienne


(ɛsˈtyɛn) also Étienne,

a family of French printers, book dealers, and scholars, including Henri, died 1520; his son, Robert, 1503?–59; Henri (son of Robert), 1531?–98.
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The youngest boy, Etienne, had been very naughty, Madame Ratignolle said, as she delivered him into the hands of his mother.
When Etienne had fallen asleep Edna bore him into the back room, and Robert went and lifted the mosquito bar that she might lay the child comfortably in his bed.
They were Agnes la Herme, Jehanne de la Tarme, Henriette la Gaultière, Gauchère la Violette, all four widows, all four dames of the Chapel Etienne Haudry, who had quitted their house with the permission of their mistress, and in conformity with the statutes of Pierre d'Ailly, in order to come and hear the sermon.
She turned her back, throwing into the basin a silver florin, which rang among the liards, and made the poor goodwives of the chapel of Etienne Haudry open their eyes.
Monsieur Dumas, and his worthy coadjutor Monsieur Etienne, have pronounced that they were inflicted by some obtuse instrument; and so far these gentlemen are very correct.
Dumas and Etienne,) as a series of livid spots, evidently the impression of fingers.
The undersigned Louis Jacques Beaurepaire, lieutenant-colonel of artillery, Etienne Duchampy, general of brigade, and Claude Lecharpal, keeper of woods and forests, Declare, that on the 4th of February, a letter arrived from the Island of Elba, recommending to the kindness and the confidence of the Bonapartist Club, General Flavien de Quesnel, who having served the emperor from 1804 to 1814 was supposed to be devoted to the interests of the Napoleon dynasty, notwithstanding the title of baron which Louis XVIII.
It is a beauty," said the commandant, who recognized a duck gun from Sainte Etienne.
Address : Numro National D~identification : 24420077000117, 2 Avenue Grner, Cs 80257, 42006, Saint Etienne, F
The St Etienne head coach is understood to be on the Magpies' radar, but has nailed his colours to the mast at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard.
PSG v ST ETIENNE Kick-Off, 8pm ST ETIENNE head to the French capital today carrying the hopes of the rest of Ligue 1 with them.
HAMPDEN'S famous old square goalposts will finally arrive in St Etienne today - after the French club forked out PS17,000 to buy a piece of Scottish football history.