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Cher

(shĕr), department (1990 pop. 332,000), central France, in BerryBerry
, former province, central France. Bourges, the capital, and Châteauroux are the chief towns. Cattle are raised on the Champagne Berrichonne, a semiarid plateau that covers most of the region. The valleys of the Indre and the Cher rivers are rich farming areas.
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. Chief cities are Vierzon and BourgesBourges
, city (1990 pop. 78,773), capital of Cher dept., central France. It is a transportation center with foundries, arsenals, breweries, printing plants, and aeronautical and food industries.
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, the capital.

Cher,

river, c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising in the Massif Central and flowing generally NW across central France to join the Loire below Tours. The Berry Canal parallels part of the river.

Cher

 

a department in central France. Area, 7,800 sq km. Population, 316,000 (1975). The capital of Cher is Bourges. Industry employs 32 percent of the economically active population, and agriculture 32 percent (1968). The department’s agriculture is diversified. Industry includes agricultural machine building, aircraft construction, food processing, and the production of glass and ceramic ware. The main industrial centers of Cher are Bourges and Vierzon.

Cher

1. a department of central France, in E Centre region. Capital: Bourges. Pop.: 312 277 (2003 est.). Area: 7304 sq. km (2849 sq. miles)
2. a river in central France, rising in the Massif Central and flowing northwest to the Loire. Length: 354 km (220 miles)
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Cher is shortened from Cherilyn Sarkisian La Pierre, Enya has the mind boggling - for us non-Gaelics anyway - Eithne Ni Bhraonain and Brian Eno's birth certificate reads Brian Peter George St Baptiste De La Salle Eno.
And The Beat Goes On: The Sonny & Cher Story Based on the late entertainer/politician's book, "And the Beat Goes On," the tv movie charts the legendary couple's roller-coaster ride to success in the entertainment industry, from 28-year-old Sonny's first meeting with 16-year- old Cherilyn Sarkisian LaPierre, to their subsequent rise to fame as rock stars, and later, their fall from popularity.
Early life: Born Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere on May 20, 1946, in El Centro, California.
No one could have imagined that Cherilyn Sarkisian LaPierre, now 57, would become an Oscar-winning actress when she scored a massive hit with I Got You Babe in 1965.
The turning point of his career took place when a sloe-eyed and exotically beautiful 16-year-old named Cherilyn Sarkisian, who called herself Cher, drifted into his life.