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bastide

1. A medieval settlement built for defense purposes and generally laid out with a geometric plan, esp. in France.
2. A small rural dwelling in southern France.
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As chief executive officer of Blue Mistral, Fekkai will further accelerate the growth of the Fekkai Brands and salons by placing a heightened emphasis on education, innovation and the customer's overall experience while leveraging opportunities for collaboration with Bastide.
That something new is Bastide, a natural beauty and lifestyle collection made in Provence.
Taking my leave of Albi, I set off on the drive to the bastide town of Cordes-sur-Ciel, voted France's favourite village.
It's easy to forget about the rest of the world when you're at La Bastide, with its rustically French interior and exposed brickwork and beams, especially when you climb into the clawed roll-top bath adorned with Pure Altitude beauty products or tuck into the freshly cooked dishes.
| The stunning view at La Bastide |de Marie in Menerbes, above, and the beautiful Cathedrale de la Major in Marseille, right
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They have settled on Avenue Thiers in the Bastide district, where residents keep complaining of the filth, the smells, and the laud music.
The next day we headed further south to the Domaine de la Bastide parc in the Ardeche, pausing for a view of the spectacular Chateau de Chambord before hitting the road.
Honorees will be Juliana Atmadja, Sc.D, P.E, principal environmental engineer, Louis Berger Group; Karen Roberts, EVP & president, Walmart Realty; Tanya Pope, executive director, construction business services, Columbia University Facilities; Heidi Strom, senior vice president, AON Risk Services, Construction Services Group; Lore de la Bastide, vice president of purchasing, Con Edison of NY; Gloria B.
4 October 2010 - French medical products and services provider Bastide Le Confort Medical (EPA: BLC) booked a recurring operating profit of EUR6.1m (USD8.3m) in fiscal 2009/10, ended 30 June, up 28.9% on the year.
To complicate nomenclature even further, Carcassonne's Ville Basse is usually referred to as La Bastide--'bastide' being the word for a fortified purpose-built market town with a large central square surrounded by a rectilinear grid of streets.