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1) Sedan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sedan, (sdaN´) (KEY) , town (1990 pop. 22,407), Ardennes dept., NE France, on the Meuse River. A noted textile center since the 16th cent., Sedan also has metal and...

2) Sedan. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Sedan (si-DAN), town (1990 pop. 1,306), SE Kansas, 30 mi/48 km WNW of Coffeyville; Chautauqua co.; 37°07'N 96°10'W. Elev. 850 ft/259 m. In livestock-grazing area....

3) Sedan. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Sedan (suh-DAN), village (1990 pop. 63), Pope co., W Minn., 9 mi/14.5 km SE of Glenwood; 45°34'N 95°15'W. Dairying; light mfg....

4) Sedan Chairs. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...and called chaise a porteurs. 1 It is generally said that these chairs were first made at Sedan, on the Meuse; but this is not at all probable, as, without doubt,...

5) sedan. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...one person, having poles in the front and rear and carried by two other people. Also called sedan chair. Origin unknown....

6) Sedan. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...France on the Meuse River near the Belgian border. It was the site of the decisive defeat and surrender of Napoleon III (September 2, 1870) in the Franco-Prussian...

7) Man of Sedan. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...so called, because he surrendered his sword to William, King of Prussia, after the battle of Sedan (September 2, 1870). 1...

8) Fly (plural flys). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A hackney coach, a cab. A contraction of Fly-by-night, as sedan chairs on wheels used to be called in the regency. These "Fly-by-nights," patronised greatly by George,...

9) Napoleon III. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...his coup d' tat was December 2nd, and he was made emperor December 2nd, 1852. MAN OF, SEDAN, and, by a pun, M. Sedantaire. It was at Sedan he surrendered his sword...

10) Kerseymere. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...a man s name. A twilled woollen cloth made in Abbeville, Amiens, Elbeuf, Louviers, Rheims, Sedan, and the West of England. (French casimir, Spanish casimiro or casimiras.)...

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