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  • noun dialect, Louisiana An area of shrub oak growing in sandy soil.


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  • She watched the baby-person wander the edge of the chenier.

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  • October 7th, 2008 at 9: 41 pm it's them constant upgrades chenier, they tend to screw a lot of things up.

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  • "The chenier plains in this area are the best example of this type of structure in the world," Owen said. Breaking News : News 2008

  • The two recently published three scientific papers concerning their research on the development of the chenier plains and the effects hurricanes have on these structures. Breaking News : News 2008

  • September 11th, 2008 at 9: 13 am chenier - whats your point? ha ha boom boom!

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  • Participants will examine the development of chenier plains composed of sand and shell ridges separated by mudflats that make-up the area's local coastal landscape. Breaking News : News 2008

  • I think chenier is the reincarnation of Frank Richards (Charles Harold St John Hamilton), author of Billy Bunter.

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  • i can do some things on the computer chenier but it's more application specific than being computer savvy. i simply hate it when husband upgrades stuff as it invariably breaks something which then takes ages to fix. oh well, such is progress. oh, i have just discovered how to spellcheck on this thing. wonderful. my, i look much cleverer now.

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  • October 7th, 2008 at 10: 00 pm chenier, husband is a programmer, have suffered it for years:), yes usenet had it's advantages certainly.

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  • "Remnant beach dunes covered with oaks and brush, locally called cheniers, are scattered across the most costal areas of the wet prairie. Cheniers are dryer than the surrounding prairie, and allow trees and cacti to grow. The lack of surrounding vegetation, and their elevation above the prairie, exposes them to more winds, resulting in windswept growth of the woody vegetation."

    I'm told that these only occur in a few spots around the world -- particular spots in South America, Australia, etc. Anyone know anything about this?

    May 27, 2007

  • There's a movie out shot in, and titled, Little Chenier. Reportedly the most breathtaking cinematography of bayou country ever. The Little Chenier area was destroyed in Hurricane Rita. The name comes from the French word for oak: chene.

    February 10, 2008