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motte

History a natural or man-made mound on which a castle was erected

motte

In medieval times, a high, defensive mound of earth surmounted by a timber stockade and tower, and surrounded by a ditch.
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This, Mr Motte says, is an example of the pull system, rather than the push, where goods aren't allowed to sit in store until required by the customer.
The question that Warren Motte poses (and answers) is whether or not literature can proceed at all unless the reader is willing and able to play.
RD700 - municipalities of La Motte, and Treve Loudeac - last between 2x2 Bel Air and Range - redoThis contract involves earthworks, drainage and pavement tracks restoring the operation to 2x2 lanes between the RD700 exchanger Bel Air and the roundabout of the range.
Project management service market for a renovation operation and retrofit 279 housing individual mining lease of the residence de la motte, city registered on the unesco world heritage list under "cultural landscapes evolutive" as an exceptional mining town.
MANY examples of Norman style motte and bailey castles were built in our region.
and there's summer skiing at the Grande Motte glacier and snowpark from July 5 to August 3.
THE winter ski season runs into mid-May, |and there's summer skiing at the Grande Motte glacier and snowpark from July 5 to August 3.
Lilly de la Motte has joined Saunders & Associates in the Bridgehampton office.
The Prince then visited the French naval ship La Motte Piquet which is also docked in Cardiff Bay.
Over the course of his career as a decorated scholar of French and comparative literature, Motte has amassed a collection of over ten thousand scenes in which mirrors play some kind of role in the plot of a story.
said Godefroy Motte, senior vice president and chief sustainability officer for Eastman.
A water-filled moat surrounds the motte and bailey and a little bridge leads to a sheep pasture near to a stone circle.