vassal


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a person holding a fief

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But after observing the petanque terrain and talking with the square's bench sitters and passersby, Lacaton and Vassal concluded that an overhaul was gratuitous.
Offering ductile and gray iron in these very large castings, with up to 10 molds per hour, is a somewhat unique proposition," said Vassal.
Ryukyu was one of the vassal states maintaining the closest tributary relationship with China and remaining the best documented state in the system, thanks to Ryukyu's official document, Lidai baoan 1424-1867.
Vandals have torn out every piece of copper wire in the walls and broken the sinks to get the aluminum, according to the current property manager, John Vassal.
Lord and vassal were interlocked in a web of mutual rights and obligations, to the advantage of both.
Despite his protestations however his government was forced into accepting the bailout, leading many commentators in Ireland and in Britain to say that the "Celtic tiger" is now just an economic vassal state of the EU.
choices other than cringing vassal state and walled medieval town.
Chapter 14 describes the political structure of the kingdom of Zimri-Lim, and chapter 15 does the same about Mari and its vassal kingdoms.
Jean-Philippe Vassal once memorably remarked that 'air and flowers' were the two most important things in Lacaton & Vassal's work.
It was a vassal state of Assyria, yet Urartu held some claims over it.
The American president should consider himself a vassal of Israel's parliament.
The new hall has a footprint of 15,000 square meters and was built by architects Lacaton et Vassal.
The seven finalists are: Pole universitaire de sciences de gestion, Bordeaux, France (Architects: Anne Lacaton and Jean Philippe Vassal-Lacaton & Vassal Architectes); Centre Choregraphique National, Aix-en-Provence, France (Rudy Ricciotti); Phaeno Science Centre, Wolfsburg, Germany (Architects: Zaha Hadid-Zaha Hadid Architects); Mercedes-Benz Museum, Stuttgart, Germany (Architects: Ben van Berkel-UN Studio); Centro de Artes de Sines, Sines, Portugal (Architects: Manuel Aires Mateus, Francisco Aires Mateus-Aires Mateus e Associados); Edificio Veles e Vents, America's Cup Building, Valencia, Spain (Architects: David Chipperfield, Fermin Vasquez-David Chipperfield); MUSAC Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon, Leon, Spain (Architects: Luis M.
The 2006 Mutations & Travail award has been presented to Olivier Vassal for his book entitled Crise du sens, Defis du Management, published by Village Mondial.
He avoided becoming a vassal of the Nazi empire only to become a vassal of the American empire, while the once mighty British empire lay in ruins.