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Épinal

(āpēnäl`), town (1990 pop. 39,480), capital of Vosges dept., E France, in Lorraine, on the Moselle. Although considerably damaged during World War II, the city today is an active industrial center, with textile and metal industries and plants making morocco leather, precision instruments, and bicycles. It is famous for the images d'Épinal, popular illustrations printed there since the 16th cent. Of interest are the remains of a château containing the St. Maurice Basilica with its 11th-century nave. A school of textile weaving is in Épinal.

Épinal

 

a city in eastern France. Administrative center of the Vosges department. Population, 53,000 (1975). Épinal is a landing on the Moselle River and a railroad junction. It has enterprises of the cotton, machine-building, woodworking, paper, and clothing industries.

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At the age of just three and half, this daily ritual began after regular visits to Epinal American Cemetery with his parents.
On September 12, 2011, an 8-year-old girl (patient 1) was admitted to the regional hospital of Epinal, France, for a cutaneous lesion on the lateral part of her neck that had evolved to a necro-ulcerative rash (Figure 1, panel A).
Epinal, who are 19th in the 20-club third division, held their nerve in the shoot-out to win 4-2 and goalkeeper Olivier Robin said: "It's magical and now we hope to reach the last 16 and make history.
AD 500), Childebert III's donation to St Denis Abbey, Clovis III on oath, Gregory of Tours, a grant of Charlemagne's, the colourful Edict of Rotharis, and the orderly Latin-English glossary from Epinal.
Another problem connected with the interpretation of fricative spellings to be mentioned here briefly is the employment of now the grapheme &lt:b&gt:, now the grapheme <f> in the Epinal and the Corpus glossaries, in intervocalic and word-final positions, as in giaban 'give', staeb 'staff' which apparently contrast with halfe 'half', and the reverse spelling ceber 'chafer', where &lt:b&gt: appears for <f> (CG).
Mr Flood denied the assault claim made by the patient at Epinal Way Care Centre in Loughborough, Leics, in 2007.
From Martigues to Avignon, Valence, Lyon, Dijon, then northeast through Epinal to Sarrebourg, the 696th, 697th, 701 st, 784th, 1385th, and 2814th leapfrogged along the Rhone Valley.
Starting June 10, 2007, ten major Lorraine cities will be welcoming the TGV, cutting travel times from Paris in half: Bar-le-Duc, Metz, Nancy, Epinal, Forbach, Sarrebourg, Luneville, Remiremont, Saint-Die des Vosges and Thionville.
The pool includes slots reserved for Public Service Obligations, especially the route to Epinal, that were returned by French authorities.
Antoine has played for Epinal in France's Ligue Magnus.
It can't be that common, I think, because each of these artists could only manage it for a short time: Courbet in his incorporation of the rural Epinal print manner in his monumental Salon paintings of the early 1850s; Johns, almost exactly a century later, finds a way, for just a few short years, to graft into the Modernist stock a folk-art restraint and obsessive craftedness, a rural vernacular tropism toward symmetry and embellishment of entire surfaces, as well as masking private meanings in these self-imposed disciplines.