Abbeville sentence example

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  • It is served by the Southern Pacific, the Franklin and Abbeville, and the New Iberia & Northern railways.
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  • These corrected longitudes were not yet available for the maps produced by Nicolas Sanson of Abbeville, since 1627.
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  • Rice is milled at New Orleans, Crowley, Abbeville, Gayden, Jennings and Lake Charles.
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  • In 1252, on the death of his mother, Blanche of Castile, he was joint regent with Charles of Anjou until the return of Louis IX., and took a great part in the negotiations which led to the treaties of Abbeville and of Paris (1258-1259).
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  • From Virginia they removed in 1756 to South Carolina and settled on Long Cane Creek, in Granville (now Abbeville) county.
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  • He began practice in his native Abbeville district, and soon took a leading place in his profession.
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  • His more important monuments are those to Admiral Courbet (1890) at Abbeville and the famous "Joan of Arc."
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  • Abbeville has several other old churches and an hotel-de-ville, with a belfry of the 13th century.
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  • Abbeville is an important industrial centre; in addition to its old-established manufacture of cloth, hemp-spinning, sugar-making, ship-building and locksmiths' work are carried on; there is active commerce in grain, but the port has little trade.
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  • Abbeville, the chief town of the district of Ponthieu, first appears in history during the 9th century.
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  • But after crossing the Somme he halted at Crecy, near Abbeville, and offered battle to the pursuing enemy.
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  • The trial of La Barre in 1766 at Abbeville (see VOLTAIRE) is the most famous in modern times.
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  • Boucher de Perthes, about 1841, of rude flint hatchets in a sand-bed containing remains of mammoth and rhinoceros at Menchecourt near Abbeville, which first find was followed by others in the same district (see Boucher de Perthes, De l'Industrie primitive, ou les arts a leur origine (1846); Antiquites celtiques et antediluviennes (Paris, 1847), &c.).
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