toison


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toison

(twazɔ̃)
n
(Zoology) a fleece of a sheep
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L'ONA explique que [beaucoup moins que] certains de ces dechets tels que les cornes, les pattes ou la toison ne peuvent etre introduits dans les reseaux d'egouts, car pouvant occasionner l'obstruction des canalisations et parfois meme, dans certains quartiers, causer des debordements des eaux usees [beaucoup plus grand que].
These residences are the first newly built residential units created along La Toison d'Or Avenue in over 50 years in uptown Brussels.
If you are looking for Belgian chocolate, one of the finest makers, Corne Toison d''Or, has a fantastic store here.
Information: Congress Secretariat: SETAC Europe, Avenue de la Toison d'Or 67, B-1060 Brussels, Belgium, +32 2 772 72 81, fax: +32 2 770 53 86, e-mail: setac@setaceu.org, Internet: http://www.setaceumeeting.org/thehague/
ANDROMEDE and La Conquete de la Toison d'or have a largely unenviable status in Corneille's oeuvre.
UGC Belgique, in the meantime, is building out the Acripole and renaming it Toison d'Or (Golden Fleece), after the boulevard on which it is sited.
Hermetism became enmeshed not only in alchemy, but also in the history and activities of the Order of the "Toison d'Or," as we learn from the volume under review: Il Toson d'Oro o il Fiore dei Tesori is the translation into Italian of La Toyson d'Or ou la Fleur des Tresors, printed in Paris in 1612, by Charles Sevestre, a book which was, in turn, the French translation of the German Aureum Vellus oder Guldun Schatz und Kunstkammer, written by an anonymous translator, only known by the initials "L.
Other late plays include the tragedies La Toison d'or (performed 1660; "The Golden Fleece"), Othon (performed 1664), Agesilas (performed 1666), and Pulcherie (performed 1672).
The plays of Corneille's decline include the tragedies La Toison d'or ( The Golden Fleece, 1660), Sertorius (1662), Sophonisbe (1663), Othon (1664), Agesilas (1666), Attila (1667), Surena (1674), and the comedies The et Berenice and Pulcherie (1672).