foot of the Gran Sasso.
extended the kingdom of Great Moravia'to the Oder on the west and the Gran on the east.
Only the two gran it will take to put the lines down this way, and cell phone reception is unreliable.
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in length, constructed in 1851-1852, the water is drained off from the mines into the river Gran.
From this centre Spanish adventurers pushed east to La Guayra, beyond the Parana, and west into the Gran Chaco; and before long vast numbers of the less warlike natives were reduced to serfdom.
The victories of Charles of Lorraine at Parkany (1683) and Esztergom (Gran) (1685) were followed by the capture of Budapest (1686) and the defeat of the Ottomans at Charles V.
The Buenos Aires treaty of the 3rd of February 1876 fixed the frontier between Argentina and Paraguay, and assigned to Paraguay the portion of the Gran Chaco between Rio Verde and Bahia Negra; the appropriation of the portion between Rio Verde and the Pilcomayo was submitted to the arbitration of the president of the United States, who in 1878 assigned it to Paraguay.
He served with distinction in Flanders in 1683, and against the wish of the king went to Hungary, where he assisted the Imperialists to defeat the Turks at Gran in 1683.
Anastasius Gran's Gesammelte Werke were published by L.
See also Rafael Contreras, La Alhambra, El Alcdzar, y la gran Mezquita de Occidente (Madrid, 1885); The Alhambra, by Washington Irving, was written in 1832, and rewritten in 1857, when it had already become widely celebrated for its picturesque and humorous descriptions.
Tryggve Gran and P. O.
Masses: Missa solennis for the inauguration of the cathedral at Gran; Ungarische Kronungs-messe; Missa choralis (with organ); Missa and Requiem for male voices (with organ); Psalms, 13, 137, 23 and 18; 12 Kirchen-Chor-Gesange (with organ).
In Hungary there are two bishoprics, Munkacz and Eperies, under the Latin primate of Hungary, the archbishop of Gran.
of Albuquerque in the vicinity of the Manzano Mountains, has received the appellation of " Gran Quivira," thereby causing many deluded persons to make a vain search among its ruins for treasure.
Whiteway (London, Hakluyt Society, 1902), which contains a bibliography; Futuh elHabacha, a contemporary Arab chronicle of the wars of Mahommed Gran, translated into French by Antoine d'Abbadie and P. Paulitschke (Paris,1898); A Voyage to Abyssinia by Father Jerome Lobo, from the French [by] (London, 1735); Record of the Expedition to Abyssinia, 3 vols., an official history of the war of 1868, by Major T.
El gran Galeoto (1881), perhaps the best of Echegaray's plays in conception and execution, has been translated into several languages, and still holds the stage.
Andorra is surrounded by mountains, and comprises one main valley, watered by the Gran Balira, Valira or Balire, a tributary of the Segre, which itself flows into the Ebro; with several smaller valleys, the most important being that of the Balira del Orien, which joins the Gran Balira on the left.
The district is mainly mountainous in the interior, including as it does the central portion of the whole system of the Apennines and their culminating point, the Gran Sasso d'Italia.
The life of the cardinal, by Salazar de Mendoza, Cronica del gran cardinal Don Pedro Gonzalez de Mendoza (Toledo, 1625), is disoursive and garrulous but valuable.
Farther south three parallel chains may be traced, the westernmost of which (the Monti Sabini) culminates to the south in the Monte Viglio (7075 ft.), the central chain in the Monte Terminillo (7260 ft.), and farther south in the Monte Velino (8160 ft.), and the eastern in the Gran Sasso d'Italia (9560 ft.), the highest summit of the Apennines, and the Maiella group (Monte Amaro, 9170 ft.).
del Castillo, Gran diccionario geogrdfico de Espana (4 vols., Barcelona, 1889 1892); R.
caldera margin faults: Gran Canaria, Spain.
Or maybe walk up to the crest of Gran Canaria's largest volcanic crater with a view to the south coast.
As usual at my gran's house in Weston-Super-Mare with gran's house in Weston-Super-Mare with gran, dad, james and the neighbor from across the street.
Beloved wife of Albert, dearly loved mother of Lawrie and Patricia, a much loved gran and great gran of the family.
gran used to make a particularly potent variety.
Nuclear protest gran arrested POLICE arrested a Shoreham gran arrested POLICE arrested a Shoreham grandmother as she took part in a blockade of a Scottish naval base for t.. .
I have a gran and granddad and I think they're really swell.
Beloved wife to Ken and a dear mother to Michael and Peter and loving gran to Fraser, Jennifer, Holly and Matthew.
Imagine your poor old gran waiting for a bus in the pouring rain with nothing to shelter under.
Treasured memories of a loving and much loved wife, mom, gran and great-gran.
Treasured memories of a very special gran and great-granny.
Much loved wife of Les and loving mom of Jill and son-in-law Andrew, dearest gran to Sophie and Charlotte.
Precious memories of a dear gran, making scones with the angels now.
Es la primera vez que trabajo con Ã©l, pero tiene UN gran futuro ", dijo.
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Goal es una cinta que tiene gran valor y significa mucho en la vida del actor.
I recall my Uncle, Sonny Wainwright, was employed there as a watchman and my dear old Gran Wainwright worked in the canteen.
And with desserts like banana custard pancakes or gran's plum pudding, very few diners can resist the third course!
Daniel Bennett built the playhouse for his daughter Anna, 11, at the bottom of her gran Ann's garden.
My gran used to make a particularly potent variety.
There was a wild whoop from the kitchen as Gran took the call.
Unfortunately his extremely zealous brand of police work means that Starsky burns through partners faster than his beloved Gran Torino goes through spark plugs.
westward to the Chilean frontier; its eastern end is in the low, wooded plain of the Gran Chaco, where the mean annual temperature is 73Ã‚° F., and the annual rainfall is.
of the Gran Chaco, covered with forests of palms and other tropical vegetation, to the sandy, saline wastes of the Puna de Atacama, almost barren of vegetation and overshadowed by permanently 1 For the geology of Argentina, see Stelzner, Beitrdge zur geologie der argentinischen Republik (Cassel and Berlin, 1885); Brackebusch, Mapa geologico del Interiore de la Republica Argentina (Gotha, 1892); Valentin, Bosquejo geologico de la Argentina (Buenos Aires, 1897) Hauthal, " Beitrage zur Geologie der argentinischen Provinz Buenos Aires," Peterm.
Carranza, Constitucion Nacional y Constituciones Provinciales Vigentes (Buenos Aires, 1898); Angelo de Gubernatis, L' Argentina (Firenze, 1898); Meliton Gonzales, El Gran Chaco Argentino (Buenos Aires, 1890); John Grant & Sons, The Argentine Year Book (Buenos Aires, 1902 et seq.); Francis Latzina, Diccionario Geografico Argentino (Buenos Aires, 1891); Geographie de la Republique Argentine (Buenos Aires, 1890); L' Agriculture et l'Elevage dans la Republique Argentine (Paris, 1889); Bartolome Mitre, Historia de San Martin y de la Emancipation Sud-Americana, segun nuevos documentos (3 vols., Buenos Aires, 1887); Historia de Belgrano y de la Independencia Argentina (3 vols., Buenos Aires, 1883); Felipe Soldan, Diccionario Geografico Estadistico Nacional Argentino (Buenos Aires, 1885); Thomas A.
Another line (the Gran Ferrocarril de Venezuela) passes through the mountains to Valencia, III m.
9-14) says that he was executed at Orvieto: a ghiado it le' morire a gran dolore, Nella corte di Roma ad Orbivieto.
The plankton is divided into (a) the Zoo-plankton (such as the minute crustacea and the eggs and larva of fishes and many other marine animals); and (b) the Phyto-plankton, that is, the minute algae, diatoms, peridinians, some flagellate protozoa, spores of alga, etc. The investigation of the plankton from a new point of view, begun by Hansen in 1889, was continued by Lohmann at Kiel, by Cleve in Sweden, by Gran and Ostenfeldt in Norway and Denmark, and by Herdman, Allen and others in England.
Under the constitution of the 27th of April 1904, the republic was divided into 13 states, 1 federal district and 5 territories, the names of which are as follows, those of the capital cities being given in brackets: Federal District (Caracas and La Asuncion); Aragua (La Victoria); Bermudez (Cumana); Bolivar (Ciudad Bolivar); Carabobo (Valencia); Falcon (Coro); Guarico (Calabozo); Lara (Barquisimeto); Merida (Merida); Miranda (Ocumare); Tachira (San Cristobal); Trujillo (Trujillo); Zamora (San Carlos); Zulia (Maracaibo), with the following territories: Amazonas (San Fernando de Atabapo); Colon (Gran Roque);; Cristobal Colon (Cristobal Colon); Delta-Amacuro (San Jose de Amacuro); Yaruari (Guacipati).
Others attribute it to religious fanaticism, or to the result of some barbaric invasion, such as Axum may have repeatedly endured before it was sacked by Mahommed Gran, sultan of Harrar, about 1535.
Quintana, who describes him as di grandissimo ingegno, and gran sophista, thought the matter was Serveto's, but the execution too good to be his (H.
The western section forms part of the great plain called the Gran Chaco (see Argentina), and is to a large extent unexplored.
Forming part of the group of Canary Islands, Gran Canaria is one of the largest and most southerly of the group.
Top games on the list this year are expected to include DC Universe Online, NBA 2K11, Gran Turismo 5, Rock Band 3 and any games that support the new Kinect and MOVE controllers for XBOX 360 and Playstation 3.
Other recognizable names include Pokemon and Gran Turismo.
Gran Turismo for the PlayStation One, was revolutionary in terms of graphics and amount of gameplay for a racing game.
Gorgeous graphics and replay value in the tracks rate this game right up there with Gran Turismo and Sega GT.
Get behind the wheel of some of the most remarkably race cars this planet has ever seen in Gran Turismo 4.
This game is clearly not for the feint of heart, because it accurately recreates the real racing experience rather than taking on an "arcade racer" approach.If you really want to race, you'll want the '04 Polyphony Formula Gran Turismo.
Read our article on Gran Turismo 4 cheat codes to see what other cars you can unlock.
The Gran Turismo series has long been hailed as the gaming holy grail of professional racing.
Gran Turismo 3 A-Spec was released in July of 2001, while everyone was still in love with Gran Turismo 2, but that didn't stop Gran Turismo 3 from selling like hot cakes.
Gran Turismo 3 offered everything its predeccesors did and more.
Gran Turismo 3 A-Spec is, without a doubt, the premiere racing simulation available on the market.
This is an arcade game, so if you're expecting Gran Turismo-like vehicle simulation, look elsewhere.
Don't expect Gran Turisimo quality gaming or Sega GT coolness, because as we all know...
Gran Turismo 4 is another edition to the fast-paced car racing series.
Gran Turismo 4 has a lot to offer, but veterans may find most of the game a rehash of gameplay from the first three.
If you're looking for a racing game with over 700 cars from more than 70 manufacturers, then Gran Turismo 4 is your baby.
Where can you drive them in Gran Turismo 4?
If you didn't think it was possible, the graphics are even better in Gran Turismo 4.
Also, with no damage model, Gran Turismo 4 uses a blur effect when you hit other cars or a wall.
The Super License in Gran Turismo 4 is extremely hard to get because one teeny mistake and you're done.
Gran Turismo 4 has done a nice job in keeping the controls consistent to past games.
Even better is if you have one of the precise racing wheels (especially one made for Gran Turismo 4) to use.
If you get tired of playing the Gran Turismo 4 'meat' modes (arcade, simulation), try B-Spec mode.
There are three negatives to Gran Turismo 4.
Weirdly, and maybe it's just me, the best Gran Turismo soundtrack was in the first Gran Turismo, where Polyphonic Digital defined cool when it came to using licensed songs.
Hopefully, in Gran Turismo 5, the game maker will shed the car manufacturers complaining and just incorporate damage.
Gran Turismo 4 is still the premiere driving game.
Even if you own the other three Gran Tursimo games, pick this up because after playing GT4, you'll never drive your real car the same.
Juiced is closest in style to Forza Motorsport or Gran Turismo, but most player reviews indicate you are better off with one of those titles.
While it doesn't have the list that Gran Turismo or the new Project Gotham's have, there are plenty of things to do to keep you from thinking of that.
The first is the Gran Turismo: Prologue bundle.
Gran Turismo (1997) took five years to develop, but it was widely acclaimed as one of the most realistic racing simulations of its time.
Following in the theme of supreme realism, it doesn't get much better than Gran Turismo 4 for the Sony PlayStation 2.
In Gran Turismo 4, you can even drive "normal" cars like the Honda Civic and the Ford Focus if you prefer.
Gift cards will drive first quarter sales because some big titles (Splinter Cell, Gran Turismo, GTA) are being released the first couple months of 2008.
People may remember seeing a television news piece about Grand Theft Auto but they have never heard of Banjo Kazooie, Gran Tourismo or any of their other non-violent counterparts.
We then started letting him try a few other, nonviolent games, like SSX Snowboarding, and Gran Turismo, and his all time favorite, ATV Offroad.
She then invites him to a social hour with her grandmother, referred to affectionately as Gran.
Gran encourages Sookie to help her brother.
Sparks Fly Out Bill charms Gran's church group with his Civil War recollections.
Cold Ground Gran's murder leaves Sookie and Jason reeling.
Bonnie's beloved Gran passed away after helping to save the Salvatores.
Ann The Gran is one of the largest suppliers of free embroidery designs on the web.
Gran's Stitch Niche has free cross stitch patterns to download.
There is now no doubt that William Gascoigne, a young gentleman of Yorkshire, was the first 1 Gran, History of Physical Astronomy, p. 449.
It excited the admiration of Gonzales Clavijo, the Spanish envoy, when he passed through it on his way to visit the court of Timur at Samarkand (Clavijo, Historia del gran Tamorlan, p. 84); and Cardinal Bessarion, who was a native of the place, in the latter part of his life, when the city had passed into the hands of the Mahommedans, and he was himself a dignitary of the Roman Church, so little forgot the impression it had made upon him that he wrote a work entitled "The Praise of Trebizond" ('E-yac c uLovTpaire oiivros), which exists in manuscript at Venice.
The northern part of the Gran Chaco is partly wooded and swampy, and as the slope eastward is very gentle and the rivers much obstructed by sand bars, floating trees and vegetation, large areas are regularly flooded during rainy seasons.
The territories of the Gran Chaco, however, are covered with a characteristic tropical vegetation, in which the palm predominates, but intermingled south of the Bermejo with heavy growths of algarrobo, quebracho-colorado, urunday (Astronium fraxinifolium), lapacho (Tecoma curialis) and palosanto (Guayacum officinalis), all esteemed for hardness and fineness of grain.
Proceeding thence southwards, we find in succession the Monte Vettore (8128 ft.), the Pizzo di Sevo (7945 ft.), and the two great mountain masses of the Monte Corno, commonly called the Gran Sasso d'Italia, the most lofty of all the Apennines, attaining to a height of 9560 ft., and the Monte della Maiella, its highest summit measuring 9170 ft.
Thus the Gran Sasso and the Maiella are separated by the deep valley of the Aterno, while the Tronto breaks through the range between Monte Vettore and the Pizzo di Sevo.
In addition to this privy council, we find a gran consiglio, consisting of the burghers who had established the right to interfere immediately in public affairs, and a still larger assembly called parlamenlo, which included the whole adult population.
It will be perceived that the type was rather oligarchical than strictly democratic. Between the parlamento and the consuls with their privy council, or credenza, was interposed the gran consiglio of privileged burghers.
The senate, composed of nobles, represented the credenza and the gran consiglio.
His Nuevo Descubrimiento del Gran Rio de las Amazonas was published at Madrid in 1641; French and English translations (the latter from the French, appeared in 1682 and 1698.
In all the Scandinavian countries it is known as the Gran or Grann.
The picturesque valley of the Tordino is here dominated by the peaks of the Gran Sasso d'Italia.
Gran Piedra rises more than 5200 ft., the Ojo del Toro more than 33 00, the Anvil de Baracoa is somewhat lower, and Pan de Matanzas is about 1267 ft.
On the 2nd of September Suleiman entered the city, and to the ambassadors of Ferdinand, who came to offer a yearly sum if the sultan would recognize his claim to Hungary, he replied that he had taken possession of it by the sword and would negotiate only after the surrender of Gran, Tata, Visegrad and Szekesfehervar.
The attempt of the imperialists, under Joachim of Brandenburg, to retake Budapest (September 15 4 2), failed ignominiously; and in the following year Suleiman in person conducted a campaign which led to the conquest of Siklos, Gran, Szekesf ehervar and Visegrad (1544) Everywhere the churches were turned into mosques; and the greater part of Hungary, divided into twelve sanjaks, became definitively a Turkish province.
The capture of Veszprem and of Raab (1594) and the failure of the archduke Matthias to take Gran seemed to promise another rapid victory of the Ottoman arms; but Sinan was ill-supported from Constantinople, the situation was complicated by the revolt of Walachia and Moldavia, and the war was destined to last, with varying fortunes, for fourteen years.
Next year Sousa was succeeded by Duarte da Costa, who brought with him a reinforcement of Jesuits, at the head of whom was Luis de Gran, appointed, with Nobrega the chief of the first mission, joint provincial of Brazil.
The first consists in the parallelism in the course of its rivers, as the Danube and the Theiss, the Drave and the Save, the Waag with the Neutra and the Gran, &c. The second is the direction of the rivers, which converge towards the middle of the country, and are collected either mediately or immediately by the Danube.
The principal tributaries of the Danube in Hungary, of which some are amongst the largest rivers in Europe, are, on the right, the Raab, Drave and Save, and, on the left, the Waag, Neutra, Gran, Eipel, Theiss (the principal affluent, which receives numerous tributaries), Temes and Cserna.
The Roman Catholic Church has 4 archbishops; Esztergom (Gran), Kalocsa, Eger (Erlau) and Zagrab (Agram), and 17 diocesan bishops; to the latter must be added the chief abbot of Pannonhalma, who likewise enjoys episcopal rights.
By these men Hungary was divided into dioceses, with a metropolitan see at Esztergom (Gran), a city originally founded by Geza, but richly embellished by Stephen, whose Italian architects built for him there the first Hungarian cathedral dedicated to St Adalbert.
By this treaty Ferdinand retained Croatia-Slavonia and the five western counties with Pressburg and Esztergom (Gran), while Zapolya kept the remaining two-thirds with the royal title.
Kollonich, who had been created a cardinal in 1685, archbishop of Kalocsa in 1691 and archbishop of Esztergom (Gran) and primate of Hungary in 1695, was now at the head of affairs, and his plan was to germanize Hungary as speedily as possible by promoting a wholesale immigration into the recovered provinces, all of which were in a terrible state of dilapidation.'
Landaeta Rosales, Gran Recopilacion Geogrcifica Estadistica i Historica de Venezuela (1889); P. E.
The Piazza dei Signori contains picturesque brick battlemented palaces - the Salone del Gran Consiglio (1184) and the Palazzo del Commune (1268).(1268).
In the Piazza dei Signori is the beautiful loggia called the Gran Guardia, begun in 1493 and finished in 1526, and close by is the Palazzo del Capitanio, the residence of the Venetian governors, with its great door, the work of Falconetto of Verona, 1532.
It lies on a hill in the wide valley of the Aterno, surrounded by mountains on all sides, the Gran Sasso d'Italia being conspicuous on the northeast.
In the central Carpathians are: the road from Neumarkt to Kesmark through the High Tatra, the Telgart pass over the Kralova Hola from the Poprad to the Gran, and the Tylicz pass from Bartfeld to Tarnow.
pp. 315, seq.); Berta de li gran pie, ed.
Abubekr's successor was Mahommed III., Ahmed ibn Ibrahim el-Ghazi (1507-1543), surnamed Gran (Granye), the left-handed.
GRAN SASSO D'ITALIA (" Great Rock of Italy"), a mountain of the Abruzzi, Italy, the culminating point of the Apennines, 95 60 ft.
Abbate, Guida al Gran Sasso d'Italia, Rome, 1888).
The unhappy course of this campaign, culminating in the fall of Gran, brought him once more into disfavour, and he was deprived of the seal of office (November 19).
It is situated on the right bank of the Danube, nearly opposite the confluence of the Gran, and is divided into the town proper and three suburbs.
aus dem Graner Domschatz (Gran, 1880).
Other churches of some note are San Filippo Neri (1672-1772), the dome of which fell in just as it was approaching completion under the hands of Guarini and was restored by Juvara, and La Gran Madre de Dio, erected to commemorate the return of the royal family in 1814.
There is no sufficient ground for finding an allusion to this act in the noted line of Dante, "Che fece per viltate it gran rifiuto" ("who made from cowardice the great refusal," Inferno, 3, 60).
Between 1528 and 1540 armies of Mahommedans, under the renowned general Mahommed Gran (or Granye, probably a Somali or a Galla), entered Abyssinia from the low country to the south-east, and overran the kingdom, obliging the emperor to take refuge in the mountain fastnesses.
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