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Év·reux

 (ā-vrœ′)
A town of northern France west-northwest of Paris. Founded in Roman times, it alternated between French and English control in the 15th century.
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Évreux

(French evrø)
n
(Placename) an industrial town in NW France: severely damaged in World War II; cathedral (12th–16th centuries). Pop: 50 772 (2008)
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A French privateer captured the vessel on her passage home, the flaxseed was condemned and sold, my ancestors being transferred in a body to the ownership of a certain agriculturist in the neighborhood of Evreux, who dealt largely in such articles.
{Milesian = slang for Irish, from Milesius, mythical Spanish conqueror of Ireland; Evreux = town in Normandy, France; a D'Uzes = a member of an ancient noble family in southern France}
"My powerful and illustrious master," he began, "Charles, King of Navarre, Earl of Evreux, Count of Champagne, who also writeth himself Overlord of Bearn, hereby sends his love and greetings to his dear cousin Edward, the Prince of Wales, Governor of Aquitaine, Grand Commander of "
The properties included in the portfolio were the Trust's largest property, the Villarceaux-Nozay Business Park let to Alcatel-Lucent, and the Trust's properties at Evreux, Goussainville, Roissy-en-France and Nimes.
Gangs of youths set fire to 50 cars, two schools, a shopping centre and a police station in Evreux after the Paris troubles spread to provincial towns and cities over the weekend.
In the normally quiet Normandy town of Evreux, a police station, a shopping centre, 50 vehicles, a post office and two schools all went up in flames.
plant in Evreux Commercial Court have been terminated.
Also present was Bishop Jacques Gaillot, dismissed from the diocese of Evreux, France, for opposing priestly celibacy, male-only ordination and the ban on condoms; and German theologian Eugen Drewerman who was suspended from the active priesthood in 1992 for heretical views on the nature of the Church.
The Evreux plant, 50 miles from Paris, has lost the licence to make asthma treatment Seretide - and Speke is the only other plant in Glaxo's worldwide network with the expertise to take over production.
Located in the heart of Evreux, this new mediatheque makes an invigorating contribution to both the civic and cultural landscape.