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Crossette

A lateral projection of the architrave moldings of Classical doors and windows at the extremities of the lintel or head; a small projecting part of an arch stone, which hangs upon an adjacent stone.

crossette

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1. A decorative embellishment, such as a molding around one corner of a door, window, or fireplace opening, that somewhat resembles a squared-off ear; especially popular during the latter half of the 18th century; also called a dog’s ear.
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Intercontinental, the Majestic and the Miramar (to name a few) face the Bay of Cannes along the glittering expanse of La Crossette, adding that immutable sense of French culture, traditional hospitality and European style to your trip.
Now, tensions among the autocratic King Gyanendra, fractious political parties, and brutal Maoist guerillas threaten the country's stability, warns Barbara Crossette, former New York Times chief correspondent in South Asia.
Crossette, Barbara, "Population Estimates Fall as Women Assert Control", The New York Times, 10 March, 2002, p.
Barbara Crossette is a writer on foreign affairs and a columnist for U.
21) See, for example, Barbara Crossette, "Study Warns of Stagnation in Arab Societies," The New York Times, July 2, 2002, p.
416, 417 (1996) (noting that interest groups object to the WTO because transparency through international law exposes the inefficiency of these groups' preferred policies); Barbara Crossette, Globalization Tops 3-Day U.
As Barbara Crossette, the former New York Times's bureau chief at the United Nations, wrote recently, "Bright writing now brings the most and quickest rewards inside news organizations.
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Barbara Crossette (1997: 200) finds a relationship between the economic growth attributable to globalization and peace.
used pro visions of new anti-terrorism legislation to threaten all nations with the loss of all American military assistance if they became members of the ICC without pledging to protect Americans serving in their countries from its reach (Reuters, 2002c; Crossette, 2002; Becker, 2002a).
Barbara Crossette, "Iraqis Will Face Blunt Terms in Weapons Talks at the U.