the French name for Chur

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Examples from the Web for coire

Historical Examples of coire

  • He renewed the suggestion in 1516, inviting Henry to meet him at Coire.

    Henry VIII.

    A. F. Pollard

  • The place of the ratification is still called Comitium, from "coire," to meet.

  • Coire an Easain (corrie an easan), Corrie of the little waterfall.

    Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire

    John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot

  • Before we got to Coire the cool rushing night had come and the glaciers had blotted themselves out.

    A Voyage of Consolation

    Sara Jeannette Duncan

  • The Bishop of Coire condemned them all to transportation, and a barren valley was assigned to them as their future residence.

    Olla Podrida

    Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)