Tarn sentence example

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  • The waters of the northwestern slope of the southern Cevennes drain into the Tarn either directly or by way of the Aveyron, which rises in the outlying chain of the Levezou, and, in the extreme south, the Agout.
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  • After holding a subordinate office (1876) in the department of public works, he became successively prefect of the Tarn (1882) and the Haute-Garonne (1885), and then returned to Paris to enter the ministry of the interior.
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  • Its chief rivers are the Lot in the north, the Aveyron in the centre and the Tarn in the south, all tributaries of the Garonne.
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  • Jaures was again elected for the Tarn.
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  • Of second rank are Reims and Sedan in the Champagne group; Elbeuf, Louviers and Rouen in Normandy; and Mazamet (Tarn).
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  • The name is taken from that of a Gallic tribe, the Cadurci, and was applied to a small district watered by the Dordogne, the Lot and the Tarn.
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  • Far more simple is a small map of the world of the 8th century found in a codex in the library of Albi, an archiepiscopal seat in the department of Tarn.
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  • In_November 1802 he went to London, and on the 7th of December he sat at a committee meeting of the Religious Tract Society, as a country member, when his friend, Joseph Tarn - a member of the Spa Fields and Religious Tract Society committees - introduced the subject of a regular supply of bibles for Wales.
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  • The best of them, and the best thing that Lamartine ever did, is the famous Lac, describing his return to the little mountain tarn of Le Bourget after the death of his mistress, with whom he had visited it in other days.
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  • [JUSTIN LOUIS] EMILE COMBES (1835-), French statesman, was born at Roquecourbe in the department of the Tarn.
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  • In regard to one of its species Dr Brady says: " In one instance, at least (Talkin Tarn, Cumberland) I have seen the net come up from a depth of 6 or 8 ft.
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  • The Tarn (or " Law "), corresponding to our " Pentateuch " (5 books).
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  • On its right hand the Garonne is swelled by its two chief tributaries, the Tarn, near Moissac, and the Lot, below Agen; farther down it is joined by the Drot (or Dropt), and on the left by the Ciron.
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  • From Toulouse to Agen the main canal follows the right bank of the Garonne, crossing the Tarn on an aqueduct at Moissac, while another magnificent aqueduct of twenty-three arches carries it at Agen from the right to the left bank of the river.
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  • Albi occupies a commanding position on the left bank of the Tarn; it is united to its suburb of La Madeleine on the right bank by a medieval and a modern bridge.
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  • After teaching philosophy for two years at the lycee of Albi (Tarn), he lectured at the university of Toulouse.
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  • He was elected republican deputy for the department of Tarn in 1885.
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  • The most singular, and probably the loftiest, lake in the Alps is the ever-frozen tarn that forms the summit of the Roccia Viva (11,976 ft.) in the Eastern Graians.
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  • Sometimes a small tarn fills up the bottom, ponded back by a moraine.
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  • Among these are the Gulfs of Tres Montes and San Estevan, and Tarn Bay at the entrance to Messier Channel.
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  • In this chain of lovely upland lakes, some fresh, some brackish, some completely closed, others connected by short channels, the chief links in their order from north to south are: - Zwai, communicating southwards with Hara and Lamina, all in the Arusi Galla territory; then Abai with an outlet to a smaller tarn in the romantic Baroda and Gamo districts, skirted on the west sides by grassy slopes and wooded ranges from 6000 to nearly 9000 ft.
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  • Both the Neuadd and the Fisher Tarn dams are largely dependent upon the support of earthen embankments with much economy and with perfectly satisfactory results.
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  • On one of the sides of the mountain is a tarn which bears the name of Lochan nan Corp, "the little loch of the dead," from an accident to a funeral party by which 200 lives were lost.
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  • Malham Tarn is a natural lake, internationally important for its rare lime-rich waters which are a result of the local limestone geology.
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  • Easdale Tarn lies in a rock basin that was formed by a cirque glacier perched high up above the main valley of Far Easdale.
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  • He was eventually located at Red Tarn, suffering mild hypothermia.
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  • We walked up to Easedale Tarn to look at glacial landforms left from the last ice age.
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  • Stopping at the hill overlooking the tarn we lay on the grass to admire the view - which was breathtaking to say the least.
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  • It is unusual in having a tarn adjacent to the trig pillar.
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  • Cross the wall at the col to find a small tarn on the other side.
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  • We continued to climb and reached a tarn formed by glaciation.
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  • Near the summit, on the banks of a little tarn, the ashes of that same author were scattered.
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  • Just before you enter denser woodland, look right to see the delightful lily tarn.
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  • This picture on the left is taken from another nameless tarn near the summit.
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  • Other points of interest are Malham Cove and tarn, the ravine of Gordale Scar, the cliffs of Attermyre, Giggleswick Scar and Castleberg (the last immediately above Settle itself), the Clapham and Weathercote caves, the chasm of Helln Pot and the waterfall of Stainforth Foss.
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  • The country south of the Tarn is occupied in great part by the huge plateau of Larzac, which lies between the Causse Noir and the Causse St Affrique, the three forming the south-western termination of the Cevennes.
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  • Tarn suggests that they may be a " sport," a spasmodic outbreak of genius (see Bactria and works there quoted).
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  • Anna created the leaf-shaped Arbor series while Thea devised the Tarn group.
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  • The puddles led to sketches then mockups and finally the Tarn series.
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  • Tarn is an arcane word for big puddle and sounds nice.
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  • The principal affluents are the AriCge, the Tarn with the Aveyron and the Agout, the Lot and the Dordogne, which descends from Mont Dore-lesBains, and joins the Garonne at Bec-dAmbez, to form the Gironde.
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  • The Tarn itself rises on the southern slope of the Mont Lozere.
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  • The salient feature of the region between the Tarn and the Aveyron is the plateau of the Segala, bordered on the east by the heights of Levezou and Palanges and traversed from east to west by the deep valley of the Viaur, a tributary of the Aveyron.
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  • Tarn (a mountain pool), grain and sike (mountain streams) are also Scandinavian terms.
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