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Calvados

(kälvädôs`), department (1990 pop. 621,300), in Normandy, N France, on the English Channel. CaenCaen
, city (1990 pop. 115,624), capital of Calvados dept., N France, in Normandy, on the Orne River. It is a busy port, canalized (by Napoleon I) directly to the sea. The commercial center of the rich Calvados region, it is highly industrialized, with a thermal power station
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Calvados

 

a department in northern France, on the English Channel. Area, 5, 700 sq km. Population, 545, 000 (1972). The administrative center is Caen. Economic activities include livestock raising (dairy cattle and horses), the growing of grain and sugar beets, and horticulture. Most of the department’s food industry (butter, cheese, apple cider) and its machine-building industry are concentrated in Caen. There is a fishing industry. Calvados has several sea resorts, including Deauville.

Calvados

1. a department of N France in the Basse-Normandie region. Capital: Caen. Pop.: 659 893 (2003 est.). Area: 5693 sq. km (2198 sq. miles)
2. an apple brandy distilled from cider in this region
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The Christian Drouin estate is located at Pays d' Auge, one of Normandy's five counties and known for cheeses-Camembert, Pont-l' EvAAaque, Livarot-and, of course, the by-products of apple spirits (sometimes mixed with other fruits)-cider, Pommeau (Calvados and fresh apple cider blend), and Calvados.
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Mix the calvados and honey together and spoon the mixture into and over the holes.
APPLE brandy in its better known form of Calvados from Normandy in France.
handles Drouin's Coeur de Lion Calvados plus wines from New Zealand and other spirits brands.
45 million litres of calvados in 2002, generating sales of EUR 7 million.
services of classification of documents of archives for the department of calvados.
Purchase of personalized textiles in the colors of the department of calvados.
Contract award notice: Technical inspections of fleet vehicles and speed limiters in the department of calvados
Contract notice: maintenance of lifts on the heritage of calvados habitat
Contract notice: Supply of fuels and ancillary services with flow-through cards for vehicles and motor vehicles of calvados habitat
Acqusition, Resumption, Now and supervision of the computer network of the county council of calvados and the colleges of calvados.