Beauce


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Beauce

(bōs), region, in Orléanais, N France, in the Paris Basin, between the Seine and Loir rivers. It now comprises Eure-et-Loir dept. and parts of Loiret and Loir-et-Cher. It is the "granary of France"—a vast, limestone plateau where corn, wheat, beets, potatoes, barley, and oats are grown. The region shared the history of the countship of ChartresChartres
, city (1990 pop. 41,850), capital of Eure-et-Loir dept., NW France, in Orléanais, on the Eure River. Chartres is of great historic and artistic interest; it is also a regional market with many industries, including metallurgy, and the production of perfumes and
..... Click the link for more information.
, which is its only important city. Little Beauce, between the Loir and Loire rivers, is also a rich wheat area; VendômeVendôme,
town (1990 pop. 18,359), Loir-et-Cher dept., N central France, in Orléanais. It is a manufacturing town with food processing, computer, and metal and electrical industries. The town developed around the Abbey of the Trinity (11th cent.
..... Click the link for more information.
 is its center.
References in classic literature ?
I have christened this little corner of our Commune, 'La Beauce.
Contract notice: extension of the sports center henri raulin - 4 lieutenant bau ouzouer the market 41240 beauce la romaine
Opener St Georges De Beauce is a stream of consciousness mind melt that sounds like three of four songs thrown together and ends with Craig murmuring: "I'm a bad man.
Hyacinthe, Roger Leblond of Beauce, Marcel Leblond of St.
The property is located around 100 km southeast of Quebec City in the Beauce region of the Province of Quebec, Canada.
The Beauce-Mantois Link is designed to supplement the existing Beauce pipeline with a pipeline between Saint-Arnoult-des-Bois and Fontenay-Mauvoisin, an area west-southwest of Paris.
Comme l'atteste l'orientation des ellipses de dispersion, ces derniers s'organisent et se deplacent le plus souvent le long de ces axes de communication, particulierement dans la region de la Beauce autour de l'axe de l'autoroute 73.
The product is made in a five-step distillation process using 100% French wheat from the Beauce region and spring water from Gensac that is naturally filtered through champagne limestone.
The order, won in cooperation with Volkswind France SARL, was awarded by four French companies for five separate wind power projects in the Beauce region in Eure et Loir.
Elle devient Maitre en ethnographie traditionnelle en 1948, apres avoir presente, a l'Universite Saint-Joseph de Memramcook au Nouveau-Brunswick, une these sur les jeux et divertissements populaires : 200 jeux, jouets et divertissements de la Beauce (4).
Durante un verano en la Beauce (no lejos de Chartres), Julien (Hubert Benhamdine), sin decidirse a retornar sus estudios de piano, ocupa su tiempo asistiendo a los bailes de tap de su amiga Alice (Natalie Boutefue) o deambulando por la libreria para espiar a Oiga, de cuyo cuello y chongo vive obsesionado.
La Beauce est souvent identifiee comme l'une des regions les plus dynamiques au Quebec, grace a ses petites et moyennes entreprises manufacturieres qui ont connu un essor hors du commun depuis les annees 1970.