Hainaut


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Hai·naut

 (hā-nō′, ĕ-nō′)
A historical region of southwest Belgium and northern France. It originated in the ninth century and was later joined, through royal marriages, with Flanders and Holland. Parts of Hainaut were annexed by France in the 1600s.

Hainaut

(French ɛno) or

Hainault

n
(Placename) a province of SW Belgium: stretches from the Flanders Plain in the north to the Ardennes in the south. Capital: Mons. Pop: 1 283 200 (2004 est). Area: 3797 sq km (1466 sq miles)

Hai•naut

(ɛˈnoʊ)

n.
1. a medieval county in territory now in SW Belgium and N France.
2. a province in SW Belgium. 1,283,252; 1437 sq. mi. (3722 sq. km). Cap.: Mons.
Translations
Hennegau
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The contract consists of a work accident insurance reinsurance contract for all non-teaching and non-subsidized teaching staff as well as contract agents paid by the province of hainaut.
The most recent observations of Halley were made on March 6, 7, and 8, 2003, by Belgian astronomer Olivier Hainaut and his colleagues, who acquired simultaneous images with three of the four 8.2-meter reflectors of the Very Large Telescope on Cerro Paranal in Chile (S&T: December 2003, page 24).
Hainaut, a member of the international team of astronomers who reported the rotation at a workshop held last week at the headquarters of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Garching, Germany.
ESO astronomers Olivier Hainaut and Alain Smette say their discovery, made Feb.
Supply, delivery, assembly, adjustment of office furniture for cpam hainaut
Contract notice: training and benefits actions of the local plan for integration and employment implemented by the community of agglomeration of the porte du hainaut for the year 2020
Contract notice: acquisition of school supplies, educational and creative materials for all provincial institutions and members of the hainaut central market
Contract notice: appointment of an occupational pension institution for the financial, actuarial and administrative management of the supplementary pension scheme in force for current and future contractual staff members of the province of hainaut
Contract notice: acquisition of hairdressing products for all provincial institutions and members at the hainaut central market
Major organization : MINISTRE DE LA COMMUNAUT FRANAISE SG - DGI - DIRECTION RGIONALE DU HAINAUT
Major organization : HAINAUT GESTION DU PATRIMOINE DE LA PROVINCE DE HAINAUT (HGP)
Contract notice: evaluation of the community policies of the valenciennes mtropole and la porte du hainaut urban community in terms of integration and employment.