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Tongeren

(tông`ərən), Fr. Tongres, commune (1991 pop. 29,451), Limburg prov., E Belgium. It is the trade center of the productive Hesbaye farm region. As a center of GaulGaul
, Lat. Gallia, ancient designation for the land S and W of the Rhine, W of the Alps, and N of the Pyrenees. The name was extended by the Romans to include Italy from Lucca and Rimini northwards, excluding Liguria.
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, it was a major Roman stronghold, flourishing in the reign of TiberiusTiberius
(Tiberius Julius Caesar Augustus) , 42 B.C.–A.D. 37, second Roman emperor (A.D. 14–A.D. 37). He was the son of Tiberius Claudius Nero and Livia Drusilla and was originally named Tiberius Claudius Nero. He campaigned (20 B.C.) in Armenia, became (19 B.C.
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 (A.D. 14–37). The town was destroyed (4th cent.) by the Salian Franks and again (881) by the Norsemen. Of note are the Church of Notre Dame (9th–15th cent.), with Romanesque cloisters, as well as the town's Roman walls and its many houses dating from the 16th and 17th cent.
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BRUSSELS, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- A court in the Belgian town of Tongeren ruled Friday that 14 Muslim girls who attend two state schools must be allowed to wear the veil at school, despite a general ban on veils and headscarves in Flemish state schools in northern Belgium.
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Belgian mum-of-two Elke Vanbockrijck, 44, has been named, by friends and colleagues in her hometown of Tongeren, as one of those killed.
Belgian mum-of-two Elke Vanbockrijck, 44, has been named by friends and colleagues in her home town of Tongeren as one of those killed.
2010), but this work has not progressed much beyond demonstrating moderate correlations between humility and other positive constructs (see Van Tongeren, Davis, & Hook, 2014, for an experiment).
This is why Tongeren (2013b) has acknowledged that in many conflict-affected countries in Africa, local peace committees has had a positive impact on the local communities by keeping the violence down, solving community tensions and empowering local actors to become peace builders.
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However, police in her home town of Tongeren in the east of Belgium, said they had not received a complaint.
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Dr Lange and his partner, Jacqueline van Tongeren, are confirmed to have been on the ill-fated flight.