n.1.A large fish pound used for the capture of the tunny in the Mediterranean; also applied to the seines used for the same purpose.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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La Madrague is a contemporary restaurant with views of the marina, serving fresh seafood.
Un jour, r[euro]u[c]volt[euro]u[c] par le comportement m[euro]u[c]prisable des Europ[euro]u[c]ens, un jeune se porta volontaire pour d[euro]u[c]poser une bombe sur lae1/4aoune des plages de la Madrague, je suis pr[euro]uo"t, comme kamikaze, laissez-moi faire.
Ratcliffe – nicknamed JR after JR Ewing – relaxed on board the 225ft Hampshire II with guests as his crew of 23 attended to them while moored near the small fishing harbour of Port de la Madrague on the Cote d'azur.
Just 24 hours before our picture was taken, near the sleepy fishing village at Port de la Madrague on the sunny Cote d'Azur, Ratcliffe had been "genuinely shocked" that the union's workers, who he called "well paid", initially refused the pay package and his offer to invest PS300million.
As Peyrol sees Michel across the yard, we are treated to an account of "Michel's engagement to serve as 'crew' on board Peyrol's boat" (83) an unspecified number of years earlier, which modulates into a second analepsis, reaching further back to the discovery of the abandoned tartane on the beach at Madrague, the encounter with the cripple, and the subsequent fitting out of the boat (which "had all the air of preparation for a voyage, which was a pleasing dream" (87)) and its launching by the villagers of Madrague under the cripple's direction.
Massonet explains: "A women's magazine published a story on Bardot in her home, La Madrague, and there in the middle of her living room was a Tam Tam.
The 26-year-old chart-topper took Geri to the La Madrague restaurant.
The largest wreck which is presently known, that of La Madrague de Giens (first half 1st C.B.C.), is that of a ship which was forty metres long and had a capacity of c.
La Madrague offers marina views and delicious fish and seafood.