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Cholet

(shôlā`), city (1990 pop. 56,540), Maine-et-Loire dept., W France, in Poitou, on the Maine River. Cholet, a livestock market, has textile, metallurgical, electronic, and rubber manufactures. It was totally destroyed during the VendéeVendée
, department (1990 pop. 509,356), W France, on the Bay of Biscay, in Poitou. The offshore islands of Noirmoutier and Yeu are included in the department. Largely an agricultural (dairying, cattle raising) and forested region, the Vendée has many beach resorts
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And in return, French musicians from the town of Cholet in western France will soon be gracing Hudders-field's streets as part of the project, called Entente Musicale, which is the brainchild of two long-term friends.
Elle presentera l'ensemble [beaucoup moins que]Diagonal[beaucoup plus grand que] de Jean Christophe Cholet.
Gilles Bourdouleix, a 53-year-old member of the National Assembly for the centrist UDI party and mayor of Cholet, north western France, made the controversial remark as he was confronted by a group of travellers who had pitched camp on the city's soil.
Current and former specialists in downhole equipment at the French Petroleum Institute, Wittrisch and Cholet explain how a gear mechanism invented in 1930 is used to help lift heavy or abrasive oil to the surface.
Kerry Turner, Kristina Mascher, Geoffrey Winter, and Charles Putnam (American Horn Quartet) toured France, including Mulhouse (Conservatoire de Musique, Virginie Maillard, host), Clichy (Conservatoire de Musique Leo Delibes, Nader Zeynali, host), Sainte Hermine (Veillees Musicales Concert Series), and Cholet (Conservatoire a Rayonnement Departemental de Cholet, Jerome Percher, host).
25 November 2011 - Jersey-based investment company Cholet Investments (LON:CIP) said on Friday it was in advanced talks over a potential deal with an unnamed party, but it had failed to complete an acquisition to date under a strategy announced in March 2011.
Mene de 5 points a la pause, Cholet a explose en seconde periode a Sienne lors de la premiere journee d'Euroligue (76-44).
5km course which started and ended in Cholet in 35 minutes 44 seconds, 18 seconds ahead of Team Columbia's Kim Kirchen, of Luxembourg, and Britain's David Millar (Garmin Chipotle).
The town of Cholet was last used in the 1998 tour and the locals will be out on force on the streets.
Teenagers and staff from The Sixth Form College, in Widney Manor Road, were the star guests on a local television show during their trip to Cholet in France.
Solihull's mayor Coun Peter Hogarth had travelled to the French town of Cholet to sign an official twinning agreement, which will help open up a series of cultural exchange trips.
Canfi, established in 1917 in Cholet, France, is one of the oldest shoe companies in France.