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Word: seine

Definition: seine net; net for catching fish


Sentences Containing 'seine'

A fourth opened in 1895 between the Louvre and Ablon-sur-Seine.
A murky red and yellow sky, and a rising mist from the Seine, denoted the approach of darkness.
After escaping from the cauldron of Falaise (Falaise Pocket), he was killed crossing the River Seine on 28 August 1944.
After the Allied breakout and the race to the Seine River, there were 28 Allied divisions in the field.
Alexandre Millerand managed to gather around him a very broad coalition in his stronghold of the second sector of the Seine by advocating a reinforcement of the presidential powers.
But after all, the journey time was limited by the Rules of the River on the Paris Seine: in Paris and on its outskirts.
By 10 July Wrede's headquarters were at Ferté-sous-Jouarre and his corps positioned between the Seine and the Marne.
Evidence that factories were already located on the Seine (billowing smoke) can be seen in Gleizes' "Péniches et fumées à Courbevoie" of 1908.
Going in the opposite direction, the boat stopped at the , on the right bank of the Seine, offering easy access to the BnF library.
He has since held executive position within the UMP's Hauts-de-Seine section.
He is also entitled to a mayoral pension as a former mayor of Neuilly-sur-Seine.
In 1840 he accepted a position at the Salpêtrière, and soon after became director of a "maison de santé" in Ivry-sur-Seine.
In 1937, he was elected to the municipal council of Paris and to the departmental council of the Seine.
In 1949, the museum was among the first to return a work that had been looted by the Nazis, when it returned Claude Monet's "The Seine at Asnières" to its rightful owner.
In Paris, Narval saves a suicidal Nina Burkhardt (Pier Angeli) after she jumps from a bridge over the Seine River.
Its suffragan dioceses, created in 1966 and encompassing the Île-de-France region, are in Créteil (Val-de-Marne), Évry-Corbeil-Essonnes (Essonne), Meaux (Seine-et-Marne), Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine), Pontoise (Val-d'Oise), Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis), and Versailles (Yvelines).
Jean-Antoine Zinnen died in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, at the age of 71, and was buried in Limpertsberg, Luxembourg City.
La Rochette is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.
Lavant was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, in France.
Meaux () is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in the metropolitan area of Paris, France.
Meaux is a subprefecture ("sous-préfecture") of the Seine-et-Marne department.
On January 4, 1945, the brigade was transferred to the Seine section of Paris, where it supervised construction activities.
One is fishing by nets, such as purse seine, beach seine, lift nets, gillnets, or entangling nets.
Operation "Overlord" also began on D-Day, and continued until Allied forces crossed the River Seine on 19 August 1944."
Part of Joseph and His Brothers ("Joseph und seine Brüder") was written here.
Passing the confluence of the Seine and River Marne, Voguéo reached its terminus at the in Charenton-le-Pont after a thirty-minute ride.
People are found every day in the Seine, having thrown themselves in, or having been drowned from not knowing how to swim.''
Sarkozy was also president of the General council of the Hauts-de-Seine department from 2004 to 2007 and mayor of Neuilly-sur-Seine, one of the wealthiest communes of France, from 1983 to 2002.
Sarkozy's political career began when he was 23, when he became a city councillor in Neuilly-sur-Seine.
The Ariane was a French automobile made by Automobiles Ariane, Suresnes, Seine in 1907.
The Communauté d'agglomération Plaine-Commune also proposed another service, to run from Seine-Saint-Denis to La Défense (Hauts-de-Seine).
The document would remain in effect until a final general peace treaty (the Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine) was concluded.
The first element of the name is "not" which means "to fish using a seine" and the last element is the finite form of "odde" meaning "headland".
The genus "Drosera" was divided in 1994 by Seine Barthlott into three subgenera and 11 sections on the basis of morphological characteristics.
The Piscine Joséphine Baker is a swimming pool along the banks of the Seine in Paris named after her.
The Pont Neuf (, "New Bridge") is the oldest standing bridge across the river Seine in Paris, France.
The report of the STIF of 11 July 2007 called officially for an experimental riverboat system along the Seine, integrated into the Metro and other transport networks.
The route revived passenger river transport on the Seine, since it disappeared in 1934 from competition with the rail network.
The TFN Group is a facility management company based in Vitry-sur-Seine, France.
The two latter chairs he held together until his death, which happened at Mézy, Seine et Oise.
The Voguéo departed from the Quai d'Austerlitz on the left bank of the Seine, just upstream from the Pont Charles-de-Gaulle, taking a south-easterly course along the Seine.
This advance continued until 26 August, when the division reached its objective - the mouth of the River Seine.
To the north the municipality borders the department of Seine-et-Marne.
Voguéo was a water taxi service operated on the River Seine and the River Marne in the Île-de-France (the area around Paris).
Water taxis on the Seine operated for many years, but were rapidly made redundant at the start of the 20th century with the development of rail transport.
When I'm playful I use the meridians of longitude and parallels of latitude for a seine, and drag the Atlantic Ocean for whales!
With the help of wakas, pre-European Māori deployed seine nets which could be over one thousand metres long.
You could have drawn a seine through his system and not caught curses enough to disturb your mother with.
``Father, you know very well that the general was not a man to drown himself in despair, and people do not bathe in the Seine in the month of January.
``Why, they induced General Quesnel to go there, and General Quesnel, who quitted his own house at nineo'clock in the evening, was found the next day in the Seine.''

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