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Marne

 (märn)
A river, about 525 km (325 mi) long, of northeast France flowing generally northwest to the Seine River. It was the scene of heavy fighting in World War I (1914 and 1918) and World War II (1944).
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Marne

(French marn)
n
1. (Placename) a department of NE France, in Champagne-Ardenne region. Capital: Châlons-sur-Marne. Pop: 563 027 (2003 est). Area: 8205 sq km (3200 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a river in NE France, rising on the plateau of Langres and flowing north, then west to the River Seine, north of Paris: linked by canal with the Rivers Saône, Rhine, and Aisne; scene of two unsuccessful German offensives (1914, 1918) during World War I. Length: 525 km (326 miles)
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Marne

(mɑrn)

n.
a river in NE France flowing W to the Seine near Paris. 325 mi. (525 km) long.
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You must admit that this young fellow was not born to eat all the good things he does eat; for instance, such things as we have on the table now; this pasty that has not been touched, these crawfish from the River Marne, of which we have hardly taken any, and which are almost as large as lobsters; all these things will at once be taken to second Bertaudiere, with a bottle of that Volnay which you think so excellent.
he Daily Herald's intrepid home improvement columnist, Vermont-based Henri de Marne, retired in early January after 47 years of writing his once nationally syndicated column that answered readers' questions about house problems.
Lodge recorded their second away win of the season as they edged Urlay Nook 160-157 before demolishing Marne 189-162 in their latest fixture.
Adtran, Inc., (NASDAQ: ADTN) reported that Marne Elk Horn Telephone is using Adtran's Total Access broadband platform to underpin a network-wide upgrade of its last mile service offerings for local schools, residential subscribers and business customers in Southern Iowa.
Written by home improvement columnist Henri De Marne, About the House with Henri De Marne is a comprehensive homeowner's manual written in plain English for lay readers.
Strange Relations is set in the present, and most of the action takes place in Hawaii when Marne visits her aunt, a Hasidic Jew married to a rabbi.
CLEVELAND & North Yorkshire Sporting Clay League leaders Spennymoor picked up another narrow victory at Marne last week.
Oak Lodge remain second after gaining a valuable away point at Marne as the teams drew at 160-all.
Marne notched up their fourth home victory of the season as they comfortably beat Urlay Nook 152-145.
Marne picked up their second away victory of the season, beating Fox Hall 179-174.