Landes sentence example

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  • The basin of the Garonne occupies south-western France with the exception of the tracts covered by the secondary basins of the Adour, the Aude, the Hrault, the Orb and other smaller rivers, and the lowlying plain of the Landes, which is watered by numerous coast rivers, notably by the Leyre.
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  • The marshy districts of Sologne, Brenne, Landes and Dombes still contain large undrained tracts.
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  • Some of these are on the south-west coast, in the Landes, as Carcans, Lacanau, Biscarosse, Cazau, Sanguinet; but more are to be found in the south and south-east, in Languedoc and Provence, as Leucate, Sigean, Thau, Vaccars, Berre, &c. Their want of depth prevents them from serving as roadsteads for shipping, and they are useful chiefly for fishing or for the manufacture of bay-salt.
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  • The value per acre of land, which exceeds 48 in the departments of Seine, Rhne and those fringing the north-west coast from Nord to Manche inclusive, is on the average about 29, though it drops to 16 and less in Morbihan, Landes, Basses-Pyrnes, and parts of the Alps and the central plateau.
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  • The poorer grazing lands on the upper levels of the Alps, Pyrenees, Jura and Vosges, the Landes, the more outlying regions of the central plateau, southern Brittany, Sologne, Berry, ChampagnePouilleuse, the Crau and the Carnargue, these districts being given over for the most part to sheep-raising.
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  • Historia trevirensis diplomatica et pragmatics (3 vols., Augsburg, 1750); Marx, Geschichte des Erzstifts Trier (5 vols., Trier, 1858-1864); Leonardy, Geschichte des trierischen Landes and Volkes (Saarlouis, 1871); Woerl, Fiihrer durch die Stadt Trier (8th ed., Leipzig, 1898).
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  • Richter, Literatur des Landes and Volkskunde des Konigreichs Sachsen (Dresden, 1903); Zemmrich, Landeskunde des Konigreichs Sachsen (Leipzig, 1906); and Pelz, Geologie des Konigreichs Sachsen (Leipzig, 1904).
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  • He was constantly employed on missions in the provinces, and distinguished himself by his rigorous repression of opponents of the revolution in the departments of Landes, Basses-Pyrenees and Gers.
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  • Entering the department of Gers, the Adour receives the Arros on the right bank and begins to describe the large westward curve which takes it through the department of Landes to the sea.
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  • The western coast region is well compared with the Landes of Gascony.
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  • Exports include timber, mine-props, turpentine, resinous material from the Pyrenees and Landes and zinc ore; leading imports are the coal and Spanish minerals which supply the large metallurgical works of Le Boucau at the mouth of the river, the raw material necessary for the chemical works of the same town, wine, and the cereals destined for the flour mills of Pau, Peyrehorade and Orthez.
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  • The lordship (seigneurie) of Albret (Labrit, Lebret), situated in the Landes, gave its name to one of the most powerful feudal families of France in the middle ages.
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  • On the drift-sands of France, especially in the Gironde, forests have been formed mainly of this pine; the seeds, sown at first under proper shelter and protected by a thick growth of broom sown simultaneously, vegetate rapidly in the sea-sand, and the trees thus raised have, by their wind-drifted seed, covered much of the former desert of the Landes with an evergreen wood.
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  • The sand-dunes of the western coast and the Pinhal de Leiria resemble the French Landes.
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  • In the centre there are two plateaus, partly covered with landes, unproductive moorland: the southern plateau is continued by the Montagnes Noires, and the northern is dominated by the Monts d'Arree.
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  • Many of the landes were cleared and converted into excellent pasturage, and on the coast marketgardening made great progress.
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  • Schonneshofer, Geschichte des Bergischen Landes (Elberfeld, 1895); Stokvis, Manuel d'histoire, &c. vol.
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  • In the north-east the two Luys flow directly to the Adour, which they join in Landes.
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  • The lower course of the Adour forms the boundary between Basses-Pyrenees and Landes; it enters' the sea a short distance below Bayonne over a shifting bar, which has often altered the position of its mouth.
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  • The principal European product, sometimes distinguished as Bordeaux turpentine, is obtained from the cluster pine, Pinus Pinaster, in the Landes department of France.
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  • The main source of supply in Europe is the "landes" of the departments of 'Gironde and Landes in France,, where the cluster pine, P. Pinaster, is extensively cultivated.
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  • There is a variety of grills and roasts ranging from The Ivy hamburger to roast poulet des landes with truffle jus and dauphin potatoes.
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  • He was an advocate when elected deputy to the Convention by the department of the Landes.
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