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also Join·vil·le  (zhoiN-vē′lē)
A city of southern Brazil north-northeast of Pôrto Alegre. Founded c. 1850 by German immigrants, it is an important industrial center.


 (zhwăN-vēl′), Jean de 1224?-1317.
French chronicler who wrote Histoire de Saint Louis (1309), the principal source on the life of Louis IX.
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(French ʒwɛ̃vil)
(Biography) Jean de (ʒɑ̃ də). ?1224–1317, French chronicler, noted for his Histoire de Saint Louis (1309)
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(ʒwɛ̃ˈvil for 1; ʒɔ̃ɪ̃ˈvi li for 2 )

1. Jean de (zhä n), 1224?–1317, French chronicler.
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But have we any leisure for a description of Brighton?--for Brighton, a clean Naples with genteel lazzaroni--for Brighton, that always looks brisk, gay, and gaudy, like a harlequin's jacket--for Brighton, which used to be seven hours distant from London at the time of our story; which is now only a hundred minutes off; and which may approach who knows how much nearer, unless Joinville comes and untimely bombards it?
the garden where he administered justice, "clad in a coat of camelot, a surcoat of linsey-woolsey, without sleeves, and a sur-mantle of black sandal, as he lay upon the carpet with Joinville?" Where is the chamber of the Emperor Sigismond?
In the surprising condition of the Crusader who absently pulled at his forelock some hours after a Saracen scimitar had, unconsciously to him, passed through his neck, as related by de Joinville.
Tupy, reportedly the largest independent foundry in Latin America, has foundries in Joinville and Sao Paulo with a combined capacity of 380,000 tons/yr of iron for automotive components.
Tupy has foundries in Joinville and Sao Paulo with a combined capacity of 380,000 tons/yr for automotive components for the South and North American automotive and engine industries as well as for European customers.
The company has plants in Joinville, Boa Vista, and Maua, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Ford Motor Co., Detroit, awarded Tupy Fundicoes, an iron foundry in Joinville, Brazil, a contract to supply compacted graphite iron (CGI) cylinder blocks for its new V6 diesel engine project.
Joinville, 23, were each sentenced to 6 to 8 years in state prison with 5 years of probation to follow after pleading guilty in Worcester Superior Court to charges of home invasion, armed assault in a dwelling, armed robbery, armed burglary, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery.
Furthering its production of compacted graphite iron (CGI) automotive components to European customers, Tupy, Joinville, State of Santa Catarina.
He leaves his long time companion, Betty Joinville of Millbury; five nephews, Vernon Erickson and his wife Marian of Millbury, Russell Erickson and his wife Frances of Sutton, Richard Erickson and his wife Mary of Eastham, Robert Erickson of Pompano Beach, FL and Charles Carlson and his wife Janet of Eastham; three nieces, Shirley wife of Richard Courtney of Sutton, Linda wife of Angelo Mendillo of Kingston, RI and Nancy wife of Edward LeClaire of Millbury.