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Vivarais

(vēvärā`), region, roughly coextensive with Ardèche dept., SE France. Its mountainous terrain rises to 5,753 ft (1,754 m) in the Mézenc. Cattle raising is the chief occupation. Silk manufacturing has declined, but other textile industries still exist. Privas is the principal town. The medieval county of Viviers or Vivarais, a part of the kingdom of Arles, was held in fief by the counts of Toulouse, who lost it to the French crown in 1229.
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"Minotaur's Labyrinth - A Tale of Revolution" by ML Foran de Vivarais will be available in French and Spanish for the summer.
And as the cocktail evening stretched on, it was a red that made the rounds (CAA'te du Vivarais 2011, Vignerons Ardechois).
Troops here, as in other garrisons, were to be relieved and replaced regularly, and the stores of arms they required needed to be carefully safeguarded, for their capture would be of "grande consequence." (72) At Montbrison in Forez, in 1574, the king was informed of his enemies' designs in the regions of Vivarais and Velay, "de venir en ce pais ...
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Bernard Duvert, Montelimar Hospital, for Privas, Aubenas, and Montelimar Hospitals and for Vivarais and Kennedy clinics; Professor Jean Pierre Boissel, center of data treatment, UMR 5558, Medecine University of Laennec, Lyon, France.
Chapter six offers a case study of the family's management of its lands in the Vivarais, in order to illustrate how the Lorraine-Guise used landholding in the provinces to extend and maintain influence.
Lyell visited the volcanic terranes of the Auvergne, Velay, and Vivarais in France and found the same kind of volcanic evidence in each area.
The imitations of toilea peintes produced since the 1660s in Marseilles and shortly thereafter in Dauphine, Vivarais, Languedoc, Poitou and Normandy were the result of printing coloured designs by means of wooden blocks.