Corsica

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Synonyms for Corsica

an island in the Mediterranean

a region of France on the island of Corsica

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With these words his Corsican brow unbent, and he looked about him in satisfaction.
A sigh of joy heaved the vast chest of the Corsican, who held out his hand to the First Consul, saying:--
Boswell was so enraptured by his Corsican adventure that he not only wrote a book about it, but appeared at the Stratford-upon-Avon Jubilee dressed as a Corsican rebel: kerchief tied around his neck, pistol strapped to his waist and musket slung over his shoulder.
Meanwhile, Godolphin's Sky Hunter showed glimpes of ring-rust as he was held by Goodwood runner-up The Corsican in the Group 3 Dubai Duty Free Legacy Cup (Registered As The Arc Trial).
THE CORSICAN earned another crack at the big boys when bouncing back to winning form at Newbury.
20pm); and the David Simcock-trained THE CORSICAN - a winner twice over nine furlongs on his two previous trips to Goodwood - can make it three stepped back up to 1m4f in the Group Three Betfred Glorious Stakes (2pm).
She will complete a twin assault by trainer David Simcock, who also runs The Corsican, a strongfinishing fourth in the Prince of Wales's Stakes.
In the opening edition, Roberts asks how a lowly Corsican officer rose to become First Consul of France, looking at his triumphs both abroad and against the revolutionaries on the streets of Paris.
The Corsican side have done brilliantly to reach the last two and a titanic clash against Paris St Germain.
This is the company's 12th French destination, along with connections to Paris, Strasbourg, Lyon, Nice, Marseille, Lourdes, Toulouse and the Corsican routes of Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi and Figari.
As for the original "Little Corporal", Napoleon Bonaparte, he was a Corsican nationalist who sought freedom from France but then morphed into a French imperialist - and that's when he started creating problems
If you are tempted by a more exotic location, then there are seven nights in the San Lucianu Beach Resort on the Corsican coast at PS620pp, including return flights, half board and tennis programmes.
Some old favourite works from the Rugby Collection are on show, including Paula Rego's The Bride's Secret Diary, but there's also some less familiar ones such as John Minton's Corsican Landscape of 1947, a colourful oil painting.
Our Corsican guide, used to the searing heat of the summer when temperatures can reach up to 35degC clearly thought those of our party who ventured into the water in May were bonkers.
Corsican Places, the Hampshire, UK-based tour operator specialising in Corsica, has launched its 2014 package with a new website and brochure offering visitors a wide range of holidays and flights available to the island from Bristol.