Sentence Examples


  • Clermont-Ferrand is the seat of a bishopric and a prefecture and headquarters of the XIII.
  • Becoming secretary general of the prefecture of Bouches-du-Rhone in 1870-71, he refused the office of prefect.
  • It is the see of a bishop, the seat of the district prefecture and a tribunal, and the headquarters of the territorial militia corps, having besides a large number of regular troops in garrison.
  • The ordinary judicial system of France comprises two classes of courts: (I) civil and criminal, (2) special, including courts dealing only with purely commercial cases; in addition there are the administrative courts, including bodies, the Conseil dEtat and the Conseils de Prefecture, which dGal, in their judicial capacity, with cases coming under the droit administratif.
  • Driven from it in 1795, he was restored by Lucien Bonaparte, during whose time of office he served as secretary to the prefecture of the Upper Marne.

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