Montargis


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Montargis

(môNtärzhē`), town (1990 pop. 16,570), Loiret dept., N central France, in Orléanais, near the Montargis Forest. Its manufactures include machinery, electrical equipment, and other light industrial products. Ceded (1188) by the house of Courtenay to the crown, it was (14th and 15th cent.) a royal residence. The town retains a medieval aspect. The younger Mirabeau was born at the nearby castle of Bignon. For the story of the Dog of Montargis, see Aubry de MontdidierAubry de Montdidier
, in French legend, a French courtier of King Charles V, murdered c.1371 near Montargis by one Macaire. The animosity of Aubry's dog toward Macaire was so great that the king ordered trial by combat between the dog and Macaire, armed with a cudgel.
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any poet who should have listened to our talk, for heaven knows how many stages beyond Montargis, would have reaped a harvest of flaming epithet, rapturous description, and very tender confidences.
Azza Essadi, 29 ans, interne depuis un an au centre hospitalier de Montargis, dans le Loiret, en France, et qui a fait un passage aux urgences de l'hopital de La Rabta, a Tunis, nous donne la mesure du mal-etre du secteur en Tunisie.
A street in the town of Montargis, south of Paris, turned into a canal as the water level rose steadily.
Upon de Montfort's death in 1265, she fled to France and eventually entered the Dominican convent of Montargis, which was founded by de Montfort's sister Amicia.
To take a particular case in point, the Salle le Bas de Montargis (1705-07) is actually made up of elements of boiseries from at least three different rooms of the former residence on the Place Vendome (Figs.
60) The third document relating to the regulation of the Dominican women's order is the constitutions written in the 1240s for a community at Montargis in France.
Domicilie a Paris, il a passe dix ans a la tete des equipes de jeunes de l'USM Montargis.
Montargis was the place where hundreds of young Chinese students came to study and work in the early years of the 20th century, with the hope of modernizing China by learning from the West.
Born in Montargis, France, in January 1942, he was saved from his parents' fate by a Roman Catholic priest who found shelter for the boy.
Located in Amilly near Montargis, Pharmapost also makes other printed medical related products including booklets and questionnaires.
I don't understand why France wants to censor my freedom of expression," Yildiz Hamza, president of the Montargis association that represents 700 Turkish families in France, told Reuters outside the National Assembly.
8 Britain's Mark Cavendish (HTC-Columbia) won the fifth stage of the Tour de France in Montargis, his 11th Tour stage win in his career.