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in French history, the label applied to deputies sitting on the raised left benches in the National Convention during the French Revolution. Members of the faction, known as Montagnards [Mountain Men] saw themselves as the embodiment of national unity.
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Thirty Cambodian nationals from the Jarai minority group, also known as Montagnards, including 13 children, have been arrested and are being detained in Bangkok, a human rights NGO official there told The Post on Monday.
L e depute Said Nmili, membre du Groupement parlementaire du progres et du socialisme (GPPS) a la Chambre des representants a souligne la necessite de deployer davantage d'efforts dans le cadre du 2 eme programme national des routes rurales pour combler le deficit dont souffrent certaines zones rurales et montagnardes, depourvues de voies d'acces au reseau routier national en particulier de pistes.
The Montagnard makeup of the CIDG units created immense medical challenges for the Special Forces.
He was a member of the "Montagnard" (Mountain) faction during the Terror.
Je suis initiateur de la manifestation [beaucoup moins que] Montagnard [beaucoup plus grand que].
(15) See Oscar Salemink, 'Romancing the Montagnards: American counterinsurgency and Montagnard autonomy', in Salemink, The ethnography of Vietnam's central highlanders: A historical contextualization: 1850-1900 (Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2003), pp.
Puis, il s'agit de donner des effets de transsubstantiation par des transpositions spatiales, a l'aide d'une sorte de metamorphose des choses: l'opera transforme en crypte sous-marine lors de la soiree de la princesse de Parme, la mer devenue paysage montagnard au reveil de la premiere journee a Balbec, avec une comparaison implicite et developpee, << tacitement et inlassablement repetee >>, le paysage de reference n'etant jamais directement nomme, mais constamment suggere par un vocabulaire dont la valeur allusive est evidente.
In March, Cambodian police hunted down 42 Montagnard asylum seekers from Vietnam and forced them home, Robertson said.
In 1770, artist Luis Paret y Alcazar creates a drawing of a man from the highlands of the island that he called "Gibaro de la Isla de Puerto Rico" (the French version reads "Montagnard de'l Isle de Puerto Rico").
In 1966, they joined SIL, and in 1968 moved to Vietnam to do language research among the Chru, an indigenous Chamic (Austronesian) society and other Montagnard communities of the Central Highlands.