Roanne


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Roanne

(rôän`), 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. Roanne (then Rodumna) was a crossroads in Gallo-Roman times and was mentioned in ancient geography by Ptolemy. The Joseph-Dechelette Museum, noted for its ancient artifacts, is located in the town. Roanne also has several ruins from the Roman period, as well as remnants of a medieval château and several 15th- and 16th-century houses.

Roanne

 

a city in France, in the department of the Loire, in the Massif Central. Population, 55,000 (1968). Roanne is the starting point for navigation on the Loire River and is a railroad junction. The city is an important center for the cotton-goods industry; it has a clothing factory, and textile machine building is carried on. Roanne also has defense plants.

References in periodicals archive ?
Roanne Bartlett, 71LEOMINSTER - Roanne (Sparks) Bartlett, 71 years old, of Leominster, died Monday, December 29, 2014 in her home after an illness.
As previously reported, the man, believed to be between 50 and 60, was found in undergrowth on the corner of Roanne Ringway and Queen's Road on Friday.
Roanne is married to a fisherman and with that comes all the waves of emotion of living with a man at sea - and is Roanne all at sea herself?
Angela Szalay plays the put-upon Roanne whose days involve caring for an ailing father, having tea ready for her fisherman husband and tolerating her teenage daughter's fury when she buys her a top from Primark instead of Miss Sixty.
CYCLING: Lance Armstrong finished third in a time trial in Roanne, France, at the Dauphine Libere race.
The Gallic helmer has seen to it that his mum and old friends in his home town of Roanne, pop.
Trent Conrad, Foreign Cars General Manager, will officiate over "Aston Martin Premiere Night" in their stunning new state-of-the-art 66,000 square foot showroom, service and customer care complex at 5603 Roanne Way, in Greensboro, North Carolina, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.
Prior information notice without call for competition:Service concession in the form of public service delegation by leasing for the operation of the Roanne urban transport network (103 927 inhabitants at 1.
A post mortem examination carried out on the man, who was found in Nuneaton, has shown that there was no indication of third party involvement He was discovered on Friday, July 17, near to Roanne Ringway at its junction with Queen's Road, about 6.
The caseload is increasing as pressure builds on corporate counsel to deliver more business value and reduce costs," says Roanne M.
Contract notice: maintenance of kitchen installations and kitchen equipment and cooling water fountains in the buildings of the city of roanne - years 2018 to 2021
Roanne Miller, 15, was last seen by a member of her family in Leamington on Tuesday, May 6.