Grasse


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Grasse

 (grăs, gräs)
A town of southeast France west of Nice. Probably founded in Roman times, it was an independent republic in the 1100s. The city has long been noted for its perfume industry.
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Grasse

(grɑs)

n.
a city in S France. 37,673.
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Archer and her son and daughter, like every one else in New York, knew who these privileged beings were: the Dagonets of Washington Square, who came of an old English county family allied with the Pitts and Foxes; the Lannings, who had intermarried with the descendants of Count de Grasse, and the van der Luydens, direct descendants of the first Dutch governor of Manhattan, and related by pre-revolutionary marriages to several members of the French and British aristocracy.
Now when we fell in with the mounsheers, under De Grasse, d’ye see, we hid aboard of us a doctor—”
Austin, TX, June 02, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Dialed-In Nutrition used MegaMad Industries and Mark de Grasse to launch their new online store.
Held ahead of Friday's Doha Diamond League, the youngsters, aged nine to 12 years, eagerly ran onto the track to be led in a warm-up by Olympic medallist Dawn Harper-Nelson alongside fellow American Olympian Sandi Morris, American indoor champion Katie Nageotte and 2017 Diamond League Champion Noah Lyles as well as javelin world champion Johannes Vetter and Canadian silver medallist Andre de Grasse. Utilising the state-of-the-art indoor athletics track at Aspire Academy, the champions shared their expertise with more than 50 eager youth in sprinting, hurdles, javelin and pole vault.
Held ahead of tomorrow's Doha Diamond League, the youngsters, aged 9 to 12, eagerly ran onto the track to be led in a warm-up by Olympic medallist Dawn Harper-Nelson alongside fellow Americans, Olympian Sandi Morris, Indoor champion Katie Nageotte and 2017 Diamond League champion Noah Lyles, and javelin world champion Johannes Vetter and Canadian silver medallist Andre de Grasse. Utilising the state-of-the-art indoor athletics track at Aspire Academy, the champions shared their expertise with more than 50 eager youth in sprinting, hurdles, javelin and pole vault.
Grasse, the author of journal and newspaper articles about the Old West, relates the story of the Bisbee Massacre, when five outlaws attempted to rob Goldwater & Castaneda's Mercantile store, which was also the local bank, in the mining town of Bisbee in the Arizona Territory in 1883.
The house acquired a shuttered 17th-century perfumery in Grasse called Les Fontaines Parfumees, and renovated it for this purpose.
USC athletic director Pat Haden couldn't help finishing off his congratulatory tweet to Andre De Grasse with a football reference:
THIS week an intoxicating new fragrance has been added to L'Occitaine's La Collection De Grasse called Neroli & Orchidee.
Grasse is a town in the hills close to the French Riviera.