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1. In Classical architecture, a triangular gable usually having a horizontal cornice, with raked cornices on each side, surmounting or crowning a portico or another major division of a façade, end wall, or colonnade.
2. A gable above or over a door, window, or hood; usually has a horizontal cornice, crowned with curved sides, or may also be crowned with another configuration (such as broken sides) or its base may be broken in the middle. For definitions and illustrations of specific types, See angular pediment, broken pediment, broken-scroll pediment, center-gabled pediment, curved pediment, open pediment, pointed pediment, round pediment, scroll pediment, segmental pediment, split pediment, swan’s-neck pediment, triangular pediment.
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Por el contrario, el director del IMSS estelarizo el partido de exhibicion con el que se dio inicio formalmente, y a marchas forzadas, a la temporada del remodelado Fronton Mexico, luego de 20 anos y seis meses de permanecer cerrado.
Yo misma defendi en un articulo dedicado a las que fueran primeras y unicas pelotaris profesionales, las raquetistas, que "la vision de la mujer pelotari ocupando el espacio central de la cultura vasca, aquel que corresponde al bertsolari, al politico o al plaza-gizon, el espacio de la plaza, el fronton, es incompatible con la imagen que el conjunto social se ha hecho de si mismo" (Gonzalez Abrisketa, 1999: 31).
Tournaments are heavily advertised and in Biarritz there is an indoor fronton if the weather's a bit iffy.
The Fiscalia Superior, after a lengthy legal investigation, issued an opinion in which it found that the ten people tried in the El Fronton case were not the only ones responsible, because there could be intellectual authors, and therefore there should be an additional investigation.
Miami Dade casino development plans -- and the new construction they would entail -- remain unresolved as a high-stakes legal tussle continues between the Seminole Indian tribe and state-licensed operators of horse tracks, greyhound tracks and jai alai frontons.
Clearly I needed to visit Fronton as soon as possible.
Orr lives in Fronton, in the south-west of France, with his partner, Martine Bardez, and their son Noah.
During his 26 years in sports and entertainment, he has worked for a sports arena, a jai-alai fronton, a Major League Baseball franchise and a National Hockey League franchise.
Florida was the home of America's first fronton, built in Hialeah in 1924, but it wasn't until the '50s that the sport really exploded.
Muy aficionado a leer a los clasicos griegos y romanos --particularmente a Homero-- y a novelistas contemporaneos como Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Carlos Fuentes y Arturo Perez Reverte, Zenit reparte su tiempo entre el laboratorio, el activismo en Amnistia Internacional y acalorados partidos de fronton y futbol con sus alumnos, a los que confia inculcar el mismo fervor por la ciencia que le insuflara su antiguo profesor Baltazar Mena: --Cada clase les recuerdo que para comprender mejor el universo, incluidos sus aspectos mas abstrusos, debemos combinar el rigor del metodo cientifico con la curiosidad del ingenuo, que no duda en preguntarse "?
can foreclose on the company's property at 11315 fronton Cut Off because it defaulted on a Small Business Administration loan.