Choiseul


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Choiseul

1
Étienne François , Duc de. 1719--85, French statesman; foreign minister (1758--70)

Choiseul

2
an island in the SW Pacific Ocean, in the Solomon Islands: hilly and densely forested. Area: 3885 sq. km (1500 sq. miles)

Choiseul

 

an island in the Pacific Ocean; one of the Solomon Islands. Population, more than 8,000 (1970). Choiseul Island covers an area of 2,600 sq km and rises to a maximum elevation of 1,067 m. The island has evergreen forests. Coconut palms are raised, and copra is exported.

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Choiseul precise par ailleurs que [beaucoup moins que] plusieurs criteres ponderes ont ete pris en compte dans ce classement, tels que l'image et la reputation, le parcours et les competences, le pouvoir et la fonction, l'influence et les reseaux, le potentiel et le leadership.
You'll split your time between four-star Le Choiseul hotel in Amboise and Le Moulin du Port guesthouse in St-Georges.
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Eric Augier, manager of the Hotel Choiseul, said Forrest booked a double room under the name "Jack Grant".
The two of them booked into the backstreet, budget Choiseul Hotel in the city of Bordeaux in south-west France.
Eric Augier, the manager of the Hotel Choiseul where the pair had been staying, said that Forrest had checked in under the name of Jack Grant.
The first minister, the Duke de Choiseul, supported Gribeauval, but fell out of favor at court and was fired.
Solemnly monitoring the 1941 execution of 27 French POWs at the Choiseul internment camp, this resolutely old-fashioned film is both stately and compact, drawing the desired emotional responses even through some inelegant dramaturgy.
8220;WiMAX Buenos Aires was an excellent event,” said Paul Choiseul, CTO of IBW.
A beach at Nuatambu, near Choiseul, has produced hundreds of surface sherds of pottery including one which is probably of late Lapita origin.
The Russell Islands, Segi Point, Viru Harbor, Rendova, Vangunu, Rice Anchorage, Enogai Point, Munda, Vella Lavella, Choiseul, Empress Augusta Bay.