Blanche

[given name] Blanche is a feminine given name. It means `white` in French, derived from the Late Latin word `blancus`, which is itself of Germanic origin, one of a number of words designating colours - others are words for `grey` (German `greis` meaning `grey-haired`, French `gris`) and `brown` (French `brun`) - which are thought to have be...
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Blanche

To place foods in boiling water briefly to partially cook them, or to aid in the removal of the skin, as with nuts, peaches, and tomatoes. Blanching also removes the bitterness from citrus zests.
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Blanche

Blanche is a French girl name. The meaning of the name is `White, Fair` Where is it used? The name Blanche is mainly used In French and In English.How do they say it elsewhere? Blanca ( In Spanish) Bianca ( In Italian) Blanch ( In English) Alternative meanings (Old English) White, Fair Blanche doesn`t appear In 2007`s top-1000 name list.The la...
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Blanche

HMS Blanche was a British B class destroyer of 1360 tons launched in 1931. She saw action during the Second World War, before being sunk in 1939 by a mine in the Thames estuary. HMS Blanche had a top speed of 35 knots, was crewed by a complement of 138 and was armed with four 4.7 inch guns and eight torpedo tubes.
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Blanche

[Paris Métro] The station was opened on 21 October 1902 as part of the extension of line 2 from Étoile to Anvers. The station was not ready for the opening of the line two weeks earlier, so trains passed without stopping. The station is named after the Place Blanche (French for `white place`), which derives its name from the gypsum that s...
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