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(sometimes US), pean
a hymn sung in ancient Greece in invocation of or thanksgiving to a deity

peen, pean

The end of a hammer opposite the flat hammering face; may terminate in a cone-shaped, rounded, or sharply pointed face.
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MONIQUE PEAN is one of the winners of the 2009 CFDA/ VOGUE Fashion Fund and she is the recipient of the 2009 Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Award for Accessories.
David Davies, who is his party's spokesman on equality issues, said, 'This seems a vast amount of money for someone whose job is largely to respond to Assembly consultation documents and apply for Euro- pean grants.
Several members of the Euro- pean Parliament have announced they are stepping down.
A spokeswoman for the Euro- pean Commission said: 'The Commission believes that it is not liable for the alleged damages and that the Court will conclude that the action must be rejected.
The Government has a pounds 60m fund to help colliery bosses invest in new equipment, but has ended the Euro- pean operating aid scheme, which helped pits survive temporary crises.
Contract award: pont pean (35131) - construction of 27 multi-family units - the zac luzard - mina.
To see it doled out to Wariso, in his first year as a 400m runner, was deeply hurtful to Black, holder of twoEuro pean gold medals at the distance.
I want to look forward now and try and qualify for the next tournament (the 2004 Euro - pean Championships), " added Cardiff-born Bellamy.
Christie's golden total is made up of one Olympic crown, one World Championship, three European Championships, two Commonwealths, 13 Euro- pean Cup successes plus three victories at the World Cup.
McManaman's star displays for England in Euro 96 alerted the world to his talents and his rising stock was underlined when German boss Bertie Vogts selected him as one of only three Premiership players in a Euro- pean Select XI to take on an African All-star side next month.
2 million refurbishment project, after securing funding from the city council, English Heritage and the Euro- pean ERDF fund.