Rapides sentence example
- From the name Rapides des Peres, which the French applied to the place, was derived the name De Pere.
- In the immediate vicinity of the city, on the Red river, cotton, sugar, alfalfa and garden vegetables are cultivated; south of the Red river is a peculiarly rich farming country watered by Bayou Rapides and Bayou Boeuf.
- 3 It was from these "rapides des peres" (rapids of the fathers) that De Pere was named.
- The best maps are those published by the French and British War Offices; an Atlas du tours du Niger de Tombouctou aux rapides de Boussa in 50 sheets on the scale of I: 50,000, by Lieut.