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Forez

(fôrā`), hilly agricultural region, E central France, in the Massif CentralMassif Central
[Fr.,=central highlands], great mountainous plateau, c.33,000 sq mi (85,470 sq km), S central France, covering almost a sixth of the surface of the country.
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, mostly in Loire dept. and partially in Puy-de-Dôme dept. RoanneRoanne
, town (1990 pop. 42,848), Loire dept., E central France, on the Loire River. Cotton and metals are the chief products; other industries include tanning, machine and vehicle manufacturing, and the spinning of artificial silk.
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 is the chief town. The region was known as Pagus Forensis under the Carolingians. In the 10th cent. it was an earldom dependent on Burgundy. Annexed to the French crown lands in 1527, it was incorporated into Lyonnais prov.
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CHAMPIONSHIP leader Dan Skelton and his team have suffered a huge blow with the death of promising novice hurdler Captain Forez.
By day, explore this verdant RhAaAaAeA ne-Alpine region, with an amble throu the ancient forests and meadows of the Livradois Forez natural park around the auberge, or venture a bit further to hike the well-marked footpaths below the sharp peaks of Monts Dore or Cantal regions.
Apparently niggled along by Robbie Power (riding him for the first time) turning for home in Aintree, he stayed on dourly to beat Captain Forez readily.
The ability is there as he beat Captain Forez and was second in the Tolworth early in the season, but he was a disappointing favourite in the Dovecote and pulled up behind Mount Mews at Kelso.
We know the ability is there as he beat Captain Forez and was second in the Tolworth early in the season, but he was a disappointing favourite in the Dovecote and pulled up behind Mount Mews at Kelso.
Mai 1346 seinen zehn Forst- und Wassermeistern Folgendes befahl: "Les Mestres des Forez dessusdiz, selon ce qu'il sont ordenez, enquerront & visiteront toutes les Forez & Bois qui y sont, & seront (sic
Les six autres artistes qui prendront part a cet evenement sont Christina Torres (artiste peintre colombienne vivant a Fes), Francesca Brenda Mitterand (colombienne de Bogotta vivant entre Changai et Paris), Jean Claude Forez (artiste voyageur francais), Luis Esteban Polo (architecte et artiste espagnol vivant a Rabat), Manuel Montero (artiste plasticien et poete espagnol vivant a Paris et tres attache au Maroc) et Gabrielle Boiselle (photographe allemande qui court les plus importants Haras du monde).
While there was nothing new about the ECB president's remarks, the market took a cue from his stance to follow through with plans to save peripheral countries," said Yuzo Sakai, manager of foreign exchange business promotion at Tokyo Forez & Ueda Harlow.
These days, with Beaujolais still saddled with the image of weedy 'nouveau', the growers of the Cte Roannaise and the Ctes du Forez have chosen to hitch their wagon to the rising star of the Loire Valley proper, proclaiming that their wines have "their roots in the Loire".
The Guy de Forez vineyard in Les Riceys, less than an hour drive from Troyes, is home to the pink Rose de Ricey label.
In a description of Forez, the region inhabited by the shepherds and shepherdesses of Honore d'Urfe's L'Astree (1607-27), we read that in a great woods was a square, in which was located