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Nîmes

 (nēm)
A city of southern France northeast of Montpellier. Thought to have been founded by Greek colonists, it was one of the leading cities of Roman Gaul and has many important ruins dating from the first and second centuries ad.
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Nîmes

(French nim)
n
(Placename) a city in S France: Roman remains including an amphitheatre and the Pont du Gard aqueduct. Pop: 147 114 (2006)
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Nîmes

(nim)

n.
a city in S France: Roman ruins. 132,343.
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Again, in Arles and Nimes, and other towns that I could name, there are the great arches and fortalices still standing which were built of old by giant men who came from the south.
This man was Armand Jean Duplessis, Cardinal de Richelieu; not such as he is now represented--broken down like an old man, suffering like a martyr, his body bent, his voice failing, buried in a large armchair as in an anticipated tomb; no longer living but by the strength of his genius, and no longer maintaining the struggle with Europe but by the eternal application of his thoughts--but such as he really was at this period; that is to say, an active and gallant cavalier, already weak of body, but sustained by that moral power which made of him one of the most extraordinary men that ever lived, preparing, after having supported the Duc de Nevers in his duchy of Mantua, after having taken Nimes, Castres, and Uzes, to drive the English from the Isle of Re and lay siege to La Rochelle.
It was agreed in a brief council held among them, that Julie should write to her brother, who was in garrison at Nimes, to come to them as speedily as possible.
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.
Tumult of vine growers at Nimes. Socialistic upheaval at Toulon.
Nimes said, around 2:45 p.m., Pagasa forecast that a thunderstorm will be experienced in Rodriguez, Rizal, particularly in the municipalities of San Mateo and Cupang.
After Nimes strung up five consecutive points to cut down FEU's lead to seven, 80-73 with 3:18 left to play, Inigo rifled in an open triple from the left side to bring the lead back to double digits.