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  • n  a strong north wind that blows in France during the winter

  • Down from the bald crags of France's "azure coast"between Nice and Marseilleblows the angry mistral.
  • The Graf Zeppelin bucked the mistral.
  • This kind of magnificent illogic whips like a mistral all through the novel, blowing both sequence and motivation into a rubble of farcical shocks and grisly surprises.
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  • France Shows Russia The True Way
    July 1, 2013: Russia recently bought two French Mistral class amphibious ships. Russia has not bought foreign warships for a long time, but this purchase was largely because of an eagerness to acquire Western shipbuilding technology and construction skills.
    July 1, 2013 - Strategy Page

  • Allan McNish in The Sun
    McNish, who will share the R15-plus with fellow Audi stars Dindo Capello and Tom Kristensen, said: "I like the Ricard track. It has fast, flowing sections and a tight and twisty part as well as the legendary long, long Mistral straight. It's a long...
  • Nicolas Sarkozy in Expatica France
    We are in exclusive negotiations for four BPC Mistral,Sarkozy said, standing beside President Dmitry Medvedev, referring to a class of high-tech amphibious assault ship built by France and sought by Moscow.
  • Allama Iqbal in The News International
    Four sailors will take part in Bali's event, out of them two would participate in Mistral while one each will show their worth in Laser 4.7 and RS: X,the secretary of Pakistan Sailing Federation Mazhar Iqbal said.

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