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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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Implementing agency : Communaute d~agglomeration Loire Forez
This was Forez, a five-year-old Salers bull exhibited by Pwllheli's Harri and Sioned Pritchard which went on to clinch the breed title and make the interbreed shortlist.
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 the French regions of the Bourbonnais, Forez and Beaujolais together only ten letters of ennoblement have been found.
It was an unexpected joy to relax in at the end of another busy day in the Auvergne region of France, during a few days spent exploring the Parc Naturel du Livradois Forez.
The ex-Irish nine-year-old only won a seller last time - his first start for 14 months - but he belied his absence from the track by cruising into the lead at the penultimate flight before being pushed out to land the spoils by two lengths from Jazz Du Forez.
Honore d'Urfe (1568-1625) was born in southern France and sets his novel in his ancestral seat, calling the place Forez.
More important, under the pseudonym of Forez, he published clandestinely (1943) a denunciation of the horrors of the time, a work which was considered by members of the underground as "a manifesto of the resistance movement," which found in Mauriac an active supporter as a member of the "Comite national des ecrivains," which brought together the principal Resistance writers and intellectuals.
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