Narbonne


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Nar·bonne

 (när-bŏn′, -bôn′)
A city of southern France near the Mediterranean coast southwest of Montpellier. Thought to have been the first Roman colony established in Transalpine Gaul (118 bc), it was an important seaport until its harbor silted up in the 1300s. It is now the commercial center of a wine-growing region.
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Narbonne

(French narbɔn)
n
(Placename) a city in S France: capital of the Roman province of Gallia Narbonensis; harbour silted up in the 14th century. Pop: 51 996 (2006)
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Narbonne

[nɑːˈbɒn] NNarbona f
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de Narbonne, one of the old noblesse, with the morals, manners and name of that interest, saying that it was indispensable to send to the old aristocracy of Europe men of the same connection, which, in fact, constitutes a sort of free-masonry.
Denis in the harrying of Narbonne, and I took them away with me lest they fall into the hands of the wicked.
During the winter of that year and the early spring of 1891, I saw in the papers that he had been engaged by the French government upon a matter of supreme importance, and I received two notes from Holmes, dated from Narbonne and from Nimes, from which I gathered that his stay in France was likely to be a long one.
Junot was there, and Narbonne, the Emperor's aide-de-camp, and all the chiefs of the army.
People are surprised when I mention that Narbonne, a small city in the Languedoc region of southern France just north of the Pyrenees and a few miles inland from the Mediterranean, was once home to a "Jewish kingdom" ruled by a dynasty that is said to be descended from King David.
This work is not a monograph, but a republishing of four of Narbonne's articles (three newly translated into English) combined with two new studies and an introduction.
This is Narbonne's fourth berth on a T&G Super Team, her second for outdoor track.
As a result, there were plans to take the fixture to Narbonne or to stage the match in Canet Plage, where the Dragons entertained St Helens a fortnight ago.
Medieval Narbonne; a city at the heart of the troubadour world.
CONNACHT have staved off a bid by French club Narbonne to sign highly rated centre James Downey.
But Narbonne hit back and actually led the tie on aggregate by a single point with 12 minutes remaining when Frederic Lartigue got his second try.