French Somaliland French Somaliland (Cote francaise des Somalis) lies at the entrance to the Red Sea.
ALESIA, the ancient name for a hill in central France, now Alise-Ste-Reine (department Cote d'Or), where in 52 B.C. Caesar besieged the Gaulish national leader Vercingetorix within enormous entrenchments, forced him to surrender, and thus practically ended his conquest of Gaul.
A Carte de la Cote d'Ivoire by A.
- COte-dOr,Aube, Haute-Marne,Nivre,Yonne.
11 en resulte que les especes qui terminent chaque rameau de la serie generale tiennent, au moms d'un cote, a d'autres especes voisines qui se nuancent avec elles.
DIJON, a town of eastern France, capital of the department of Cote d'Or and formerly capital of the province of Burgundy, 195 m.
It is situated on the western border of the fertile plain of Burgundy, at the foot of Mont Afrique, the north-eastern summit of the Cote d'Or range, and at the confluence of the Ouche and the Suzon; it also has a port on the canal of Burgundy.
IVORY COAST (Cote d'Ivoire), a French West African colony, bounded S.
The term Cote des Dents continued in general use in France until the closing years of the 19th century.
See Dix ans a la Cote d'Ivoire (Paris, 1906) by F.
In the following month he was elected to the National Assembly by the department Cote d'Or.
Cote d'Or, after his native department.
In 1791 he was returned by the Cote d'Or to the Legislative Assembly, and in 1792 to the Convention.
EUGENE SPULLER (1835-1896), French politician and writer, was born at Seurre (Cote d'Or) on the 8th of December 1835, his father being a German who had married and settled in France.
His Parisian constituents thought his policy too moderate on the clerical question, and he had to seek election in 1885 in the Cote d'Or, which in later years he represented in the Senate.
By Yonne and Cote-d'Or, and E.
"Trembling prairies "- land that trembles under the tread of men or cattle - are common near the coast.
Clozel, governor of the colony, and Notre colonie de la Cote d'Ivoire (Paris, 1903) by R.
La Cote d'Ivoire by Michellet and Clement describes the administrative and land systems, &c. Another volume also called La Cote d'Ivoire (Paris, 1908) is an official monograph on the colony.
For ethnology consult Coutumes indigenes de la Cote d'Ivoire (Paris, 1902) by F.
In one point he seems to have taken a false step; with a warmth and pertinacity worthy of a better cause he maintained the identity of Caesar's Alesia with Alaise (Doubs), and he died without becoming a convert to the opinion, now universally accepted, that Alise Sainte-Reine (Cote d'or) is the place where Vercingetorix capitulated.
De Dieppe (18'75); Santarem, Priorite de la decouverte des pays situe's sur la cote occidentale d'Afrique (Paris, 1842); R.
AUXONNE, a town of eastern France, in the department of Cote d'Or, Iq m.
CLAUDE BAZIRE (1764-1794), French revolutionist, was deputy for the Cote d'Or in the Legislative Assembly, and made himself prominent by denouncing the court and the " Austrian committee "of the Tuileries.
The beach to the north-east is known as the Grande Plage, that to the south-west as the Cote des Basques.
BEAUNE, a town of eastern France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Cote-d'Or, on the Bouzoise, 23 m.
Balleny's Sabrina Land, D'Urville's Cote Clarie and most of the land reported by Wilkes were found not to exist, though an enormous ice-tongue which might well have been taken for part of the continent occupied the position of Termination Land.
JEAN BAPTISTE HENRI LACORDAIRE (1802-1861), French ecclesiastic and orator, was born at Recey-sur-Ource, Cote d'Or, on the 12th of March 1802.
It comprises the departments of the Yonne on the north-west, the Cote d'Or in the centre, and the Saone-et-Loire on the south.
The most important wines, however, the Burgundy wines proper, are made in the centre of this region on the range of low hills running north-east by south-west called the Cote d'Or, or the golden slope.
The soil of the Cote d'Or is chiefly limestone, with a little clay and sand.
The most important vinein fact on the slopes of the Cote d'Or practically the only vine-is the Pineau or Noirien, but in the plain and in the districts of Macon and Beaujolais the Gamay is much cultivated.
An interesting feature of the Cote d'Or is the Hospice de Beaune, a celebrated charitable institution and hospital, the revenues of which are principally derived from certain vineyards in Beaune, Corton, Volnay and Pommard.
He became master of requests in 1806, and next year prefect of the Cote d'Or, councillor of state and director-general of bridges and roads in 1809, and count of the empire in the autumn of the same year.
His son, Francois Carnot, was first elected deputy for the Cote d'Or in 1902.
In July the Committee was renewed and Danton fell out; but soon afterwards it was reinforced by two officers, Carnot, who undertook the organization of the army, and Prieur of the Cote d'Or, who undertook its equipment.