Saint-Nazaire


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Saint-Na·zaire

 (săN-nä-zĕr′)
A city of west-central France at the mouth of the Loire River west of Nantes. Built on the ruins of a Gallo-Roman town, it was an important naval base during both world wars.
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Saint-Nazaire

(French sɛ̃nazɛr)
n
(Placename) a port in NW France, at the mouth of the River Loire: German submarine base in World War II; shipbuilding. Pop: 71 373 (2006)
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"Why am I to be disturbed?" said Gaston, helping himself to a thick slice of one of the largest salmon that had ever ascended the Loire to be captured between Painboeuf and Saint-Nazaire.
The Llandaff-born captain was aged 28 on the night of March 27, 1942, when he masterminded a daring attack on German-occupied France at Saint-Nazaire.
COMPANIES from Sunderland's automotive and manufacturing sectors have hosted five French students as part of an industrial exchange programme organised with twin town Saint-Nazaire.
Four students from Polytech'Nantes, Saint-Nazaire in France, have beneted from three months of rst-hand experience in manufacturing and automotive development courtesy of Sunderland City Council's international team.
Formerly a busy hub for transatlantic liners, the French port city of Saint-Nazaire suffered extensive damage during the Second World War.
A Workforce Divided: Community, Labor, and the State in Saint-Nazaire's Shipbuilding Industry, 1880-1910.
The Welsh team will be training at a stadium at Saint-Nazaire that was inaugurated in October, 2005.
In February 1901 in the French town of Saint-Nazaire, a port and shipbuilding center in western Brittany, the Penhouet shipyard reinstated its spring schedule of lengthened work days and an extended midday break of one and a half hours.