Fort-de-France love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The capital and largest city of Martinique, on the western coast of the island on Fort-de-France Bay, an inlet of the Caribbean Sea. Settled by the French in 1762, Fort-de-France is a popular resort. Population: 89,900.


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  • FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique (AP) - A French judge has filed preliminary corruption charges against former Tourism Minister Leon Bertrand and placed him in custody on the French Caribbean island of Martinique, the prosecutor's office in Fort-de-France said.

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  • At Fort-de-France, drive a few minutes north to the Balata Garden , set on seven ultra-lush acres km 10, route de Balata; 0596-64-48-73;, is a petal-head's dream, with hundreds of varieties of orchid, hibiscus and other tropical plants from across the globe, plus a system of catwalks suspended more than 45 feet up in mahogany trees.

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  • Drive west to Fort-de-France, stopping at one of the little Creole barbecue operations that pepper the roadsides.

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  • He doesn't look that nice, Mr Césaire, on this stamp which will be issued on April 17th in Continental France, but also on April 17th and 18th in Fort-de-France, in Martinique.

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  • Césaire, sur ce timbre-poste qui doit sortir le 17 avril en métropole, mais également les 17 et 18 à Fort-de-France, en Martinique.

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  • For those who still have minds to see, to see class struggle in action, in the capital, Fort-de-France, a fierce political battle was raging between the 'békés', the wealthy white ruling descendants of French colonists, and the black oppressed offspring of the African victims of the transatlantic slave trade.

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  • What is the link between workers 'strikes in Paris and those in Fort-de-France?

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  • Aside from his literary and cultural contributions, I would also like to honor his strong political engagement where, as mayor of Fort-de-France for 56 years, Aimé Césaire was an example for all Antillian politicians, an example of a politician who always governed with greatness for his ideas, for his fellow citizen, for his people and above all for a common purpose.

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  • On Martinique, part of a crowd lining a broad avenue in Fort-de-France, Fanon had watched a saint's day parade.

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  • We expect it to be over Fort-de-France, which is Martinique.

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