French Shore


French Shore
Newfoundland’s northern and western coasts

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

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  • French Shore — Canadian. either of two stretches of coastline inhabited mainly by Francophone Canadians: the W coast of Newfoundland and the SW coast of Nova Scotia between Yarmouth and Digby. * * * Area, coast of Newfoundland, Canada French fishermen were… …   Universalium

  • French Shore — The French Treaty Shore resulted from the 1713 ratification of the Treaty of Utrecht. The provisions of the treaty allowed the French to fish in season along the north coast of Newfoundland between Cape Bonavista and Point Riche. This area had… …   Wikipedia

  • French shore — the coast of Newfoundland where the French had fishing and curing rights, varying with time (cf. English shore). Used to run from Cape St. John to Cape Ray up until 1904 when access was denied …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • French Shore — Canadian. either of two stretches of coastline inhabited mainly by Francophone Canadians: the W coast of Newfoundland and the SW coast of Nova Scotia between Yarmouth and Digby …   Useful english dictionary

  • French — Frenchness, n. /french/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of France, its inhabitants, or their language, culture, etc.: French cooking. n. 2. the people of France and their direct descendants. 3. a Romance language spoken in France,… …   Universalium

  • French Texas — was the period of Texas history from 1685 until 1689. During this time, a French colony, Fort Saint Louis, existed near what is now Inez, Texas (USA). Explorer Robert de La Salle intended to found the colony at the mouth of the Mississippi River …   Wikipedia

  • French Revolution — • A view of its effect on the Church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. French Revolution     French Revolution     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • French Lake, California — (coord|39.420556|N|120.540833|W|region:US CA type:landmark|display=inline,title), [cite web |url=http://www.lake maps.us/california/french lake english mountain quad.shtml |title=French Lake, Nevada County, California CA |accessdate=2008 08 14… …   Wikipedia

  • French River, Minnesota — French River is a community in St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA.The community is located northeast of the city of Duluth, near the junction of North Shore Scenic Drive and Ryan Road.French River is located within Duluth Township …   Wikipedia

  • French and Indian War — Not to be confused with French and Indian Wars. French and Indian War Part of the Seven Years War …   Wikipedia


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