Manche


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Manche

(French mɑ̃ʃ)
n
1. (Placename) a department of NW France, in Basse-Normandie region. Capital: St-Lô. Pop: 484 967 (2003 est). Area: 6412 sq km (2501 sq miles)
2. (Placename) La Manche the French name for the English Channel
References in classic literature ?
On taking the bearings by the chart, I saw that we were passing the mouth of the Manche, and that our course was hurrying us towards the northern seas at a frightful speed.
Paris: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the French Department of La Manche's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'AA-' with Stable Outlooks and Short-Term Foreign-Currency IDR at 'F1+'.
"Davydenko a joue avec beaucoup de vitesse dans la premiere manche. J'ai juste essaye de rester concentre et de me battre avec force, ce que j'ai fait." Mene une manche a rien et 4-2 dans le deuxieme set, Richard Gasquet a reagi en ecartant deux balles de 5-2 contre lui avant de pousser son adversaire au tie-break, remporte 7-4.
Shadow local government minister Eric Pickles claims the plans by the assembly for the Arc Manche region, could be a step towards a European super-state.
Biafore, and Maria and Therese De Manche. When the Eucharistic program ceased at Del, the De Manche sisters continued with the Kolbe Eucharistic mini retreats on the first Saturday of each month at St.
Manche, an ophthalmologist and director of refractive surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine.