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Cher,

river, c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising in the Massif Central and flowing generally NW across central France to join the Loire below Tours. The Berry Canal parallels part of the river.

Cher

(shĕr), department (1990 pop. 332,000), central France, in BerryBerry
, former province, central France. Bourges, the capital, and Châteauroux are the chief towns. Cattle are raised on the Champagne Berrichonne, a semiarid plateau that covers most of the region. The valleys of the Indre and the Cher rivers are rich farming areas.
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, city (1990 pop. 78,773), capital of Cher dept., central France. It is a transportation center with foundries, arsenals, breweries, printing plants, and aeronautical and food industries.
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Cher

 

a department in central France. Area, 7,800 sq km. Population, 316,000 (1975). The capital of Cher is Bourges. Industry employs 32 percent of the economically active population, and agriculture 32 percent (1968). The department’s agriculture is diversified. Industry includes agricultural machine building, aircraft construction, food processing, and the production of glass and ceramic ware. The main industrial centers of Cher are Bourges and Vierzon.

Cher

1. a department of central France, in E Centre region. Capital: Bourges. Pop.: 312 277 (2003 est.). Area: 7304 sq. km (2849 sq. miles)
2. a river in central France, rising in the Massif Central and flowing northwest to the Loire. Length: 354 km (220 miles)
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Scott Clark drove from Sonoma in Northern California to gather more items for what his partner refers to as ``the Cher room'' in their home.
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Cher ensured she built up a good rapport with the crowd by occasionally sitting down and addressing them from the front of the stage as she introduced her songs during the 90-minute performance.
The Cher shebang will take up all nine dressing rooms at the venue, and Hazel expected that they would need additional changing areas.
Cher comes at an exciting time for Cardima," said Gabriel Vegh, CEO of Cardima.
The academy award-winning Cher took her news to Twitter:
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After almost 50 years in showbusiness, two failed marriages, the sex-change of her oldest child and outrageous outfits that seem little more than a belt and fishnets, Cher has proved herself a true rock 'n' roll original - and a survivor.
It comes amid fears that Cher is out of control, with even mentor Cheryl Cole finding it difficult to rein in her diva-like behaviour.
I wanted to go after some of the shows I love and the first one was Sonny and Cher, which really paved the way for Tony Orlando and Dawn, Captain & Tennille, Donny and Marie and all the rest of them,'' said R2's Berry.
Since her early days as one half of Sonny and Cher, the glamorous star has rocked and rolled with it down the years, always staying one step ahead of music trends.