Saint-Omer


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Saint-Omer

(săNtômĕr`), city (1990 pop. 15,304), Pas-de-Calais dept., N France, in Flanders, on the Aa River. The chief manufactures are metals, textiles, paper, and beer. The city grew around a monastery founded in the 7th cent. by St. Omer, the bishop of Thérouanne. In medieval times the abbey of Saint-Bertin was famous. Points of interest include the church (now basilica) of Notre Dame (13th–15th cent.), which contains the tomb of St. Omer; the Sandelin Museum; and the ruins of the abbey.
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The spirit of my late father is with me as I strap myself into the back of a tiny four-seater Robin aircraft on the very runway that launched the Royal Air Force 100 years ago, on the outskirts of Saint-Omer in northern France.
to board light look back Douglas Bader during World War It gives my party plenty to reflect on over a hearty meal of chicken, cheese sauce and fresh vegetables at the small, quirky and yet highly recommended Chez Tante Fauvette restaurant in the shadow of the Cathedral of Saint-Omer.
to board light a look back Douglas Bader down during World War It gives my party plenty to reflect on over a hearty meal of chicken, cheese sauce and fresh vegetables at the small, quirky and yet highly recommended Chez Tante Fauvette restaurant in the shadow of the Cathedral of Saint-Omer.
to board light look back Bader during World War It gives my party plenty to reflect on over a hearty meal of chicken, cheese sauce and fresh vegetables at the small, quirky and yet highly recommended Chez Tante Fauvette restaurant in the shadow of the Cathedral of Saint-Omer.
It gives my party plenty to reflect on over a hearty meal of chicken, cheese sauce and fresh vegetables at the small, quirky and yet recommended Chez Tante restaurant in the shadow of the of Saint-Omer.
to board light look back It gives my party plenty to Bader during World War reflect on over a hearty meal of chicken, cheese sauce and fresh vegetables at the small, quirky and yet highly recommended Chez Tante Fauvette restaurant in the shadow of the Cathedral of Saint-Omer.
to board light look back Douglas Bader It gives my party plenty to reflect on over a hearty during World War meal of chicken, cheese sauce and fresh vegetables at the small, quirky and yet highly recommended Chez Tante Fauvette restaurant in the shadow of the Cathedral of Saint-Omer.
SAINT-OMER, FRANCE: On a rugby field overlooked by a towering cathedral, a group of young refugees has introduced a small northern French town to the beautiful game of cricket.Saint-Omer lies 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of the Channel port of Calais, the main launchpad for attempts by migrants to smuggle themselves into England.
In September this year, the public library at Saint-Omer near Calais in France, was preparing an exhibit on English literature.