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  • Approaching town, the train advanced at half-speed. le casanier, la casanière = stay-at-home, homebody une pomme (f) = apple le pain (m) = bread au lointain = in the distance le marché paysan (m) = the farmers 'market le pont (m) = bridge mi-vitesse = half-speed

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  • On the outskirts of Orange I passed a bustling marché paysan — red cabbage, carrots, and lettuce coloring up the stands beneath the gray of an ordinary winter day.

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  • "We didn't burn the whole lot because it would have put poison in the air," said Doudou Pierre Festile, the coordinator of Mouvement paysan Acul-du Nord.

    Eric Holt Gimenez: Food Sovereignty Chronicles II

  • On the outskirts of Orange I passed a bustling marché paysan—red cabbage, carrots, and lettuce coloring up the stands beneath the gray of an ordinary winter day.

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  • His gift or "don" as he called it, was passed down from his grandfather, a paysan* like himself, and a man he never chanced to know.

    droguerie - French Word-A-Day

  • When next he spotted a paysan* busy with a few buckets, he believed he had found the compost culprit.

    donné - French Word-A-Day

  • La pauvreté peut être digne (celle du paysan maître de sa terre et autonome), ce qui n'est pas le cas de la misère (paysan en bidonville, prolétarisé, méprisé).

    Archive 2009-04-10

  • Le paysan nouveau est l'entrepreneur nouveau et la valorisation des agro-ressources va permettre leur essor.

    Archive 2009-04-10

  • Among them is The Cicerone, an account by a nameless paysan of the murder of their priests by a pre-Columbian, probably Peruvian people: ineluctably strange yet utterly convincing.

    PELICAN DREAMING" POEMS 1959-2008 by MARK YOUNG

  • C'est pire que paysan - semis, arrosage, arrachage ...

    aisselle - French Word-A-Day

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