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Meaux

(mō), city (1990 pop. 49,409), Seine-et-Marne dept., N France, in BrieBrie
, region, Marne and Seine-et-Marne depts., N France, E of Paris. Rich in wheat and cattle, it is famous for Brie cheese. The smaller section of the region (Brie française) forms part of the Île-de-France and is very fertile.
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, on the Marne River. It is an industrial center where metals, flour, chemicals, and foodstuffs are produced. An episcopal see since the 4th cent., Meaux has a cathedral (13th–14th cent.) that contains the tomb of Bossuet, the city's most famous bishop. In the massacre of Meaux (1358), thousands of peasants who had participated in the JacquerieJacquerie
[Fr.,=collection of Jacques, which is, like Jacques Bonhomme, a nickname for the French peasant], 1358, revolt of the French peasantry. The uprising was in part a reaction to widespread poverty during the Hundred Years War.
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 were slain. The World War I Battles of the Marne (1914, 1918) took place near Meaux. The American Monument, a large sculpture (1932) by Frederick MacMonniesMacMonnies, Frederick William
, 1863–1937, American sculptor and painter, b. Brooklyn, N.Y., studied with Augustus Saint-Gaudens and with Falguière in Paris. His fountain for the Court of Honor at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893, brought him fame.
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 located in the city, commemorates the first battle; the Museum of the Great War (2011) also is in Meaux.
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He resolved not to reach Noisy in the day, for fear of being recognized; he had therefore plenty of time before him, for Noisy is only three or four leagues from Paris, on the road to Meaux.
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Jean Morgan Meaux (author); IN PURSUIT OF ALASKA; University of Washington Press (Nonfiction: Travel) 26.
Standing beneath the arches of Saint-Etienne Cathedral in Meaux, France, I felt like I was lost in some great, petrified forest.
Earning a living on the water is a struggle for the members, so Susan Meaux, her husband and other fishers in Hackberry formed the co-op in the hope that it would strengthen their businesses and increase their access to resources.
MEAUX, France: A French court fined a Muslim woman 120 euros Thursday for wearing a full-face veil in public, prompting the single mother of three to vow an appeal to the European Court of Human Rights to get France to overturn its burqa ban.
Over the years, though, I have developed a fondness for Pommery Mustard, or Moutarde de Meaux ( Meaux being a village 41 km from Paris), which comes in ceramic crock jars with wax- sealed caps.
Meaux said the 6 motels continue operating 24 hours, 7 days a week.
As Myths Of Electricity covers many varying subjects throughout the selective poems of Kevin Meaux, readers will feel the passion of the poet.
Wayne Meaux, vice chancellor and provost for the Louisiana Technical College campuses in the Baton Rouge region, said his schools launched a publicity blitz in April aimed at former technical college students who never finished their degrees or certifications.
Simultaneously exotic on the visual plane and bizarre on the narrative front, pic deserves wide fest exposure and marks multi-hyphenate Charles de Meaux as a talent to watch.
Julius Meaux, vice president and general manager of Business Networks for Comercis (formerly BusinessWeb, Inc.