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English translation: old postal path (describing its former fucntion), postman's path

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22:44 May 22, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: chemin des postes
Sorry - very little context.
Promenade pédestre sur le chemin des postes.
Jeanne Zang
United States
Local time: 23:22
English translation:old postal path (describing its former fucntion), postman's path
Explanation:
Whilst it is commonly used as a streetname, here it is being used historically describing the former function of the path along which the walkers are to go. Likewise, there is are “chemin des douaniers” along the coast of France. I found one site which indicated the historical purpose of the “chemin des postes” and in your case this appears to be more appropriate rather than the name of the path itself. (You could have a path whose official name is nothing to do with the post but whose original function was just that and which is referred to locally as the “chemin des postes”. I know of one or two such examples of “chemins des douaniers”).

France’s La Poste has a postal historical committee to whom you may address questions by e-mail. They might come in useful…

http://www.laposte.fr/chp/default.htm

Créé en 1995, le Comité pour l'Histoire de La Poste (CHP) regroupedes professionnels et des scientifiques pour contribuer à une meilleureconnaissance de l'histoire de La Poste. Le CHP publie des travaux portant sur l'histoire de La Poste,des récits autobiographiques et un bulletin d'informationsemestriel (Apostille).

Adressez-nous vos suggestions, questions, demandesde renseignements (info.chp@web.laposte.fr)


http://le-village.ifrance.com/efablc/ecrire/rues/ppostes.htm

Place des Postes
Ce fut jusque vers 1805, le relais de la poste aux chevaux. Un plan de 1640 indique sur cette place la nouvelle posterie en face de l'ancienne qui était devenue alors "L'hostel de la poste" ou "Vieille posterie.

La poste fit, durant plusieurs siècles, la fortune de tout ce quartier. En cas de mauvais temps, de gel ou de verglas, les voyageurs se trouvaient parfois retenus à Braine pour quelques jours. De là, les hôtels.

A côté de belles maisons, d'autres tombent en ruines . C'est un quartier en rénovation.
On peut également voir y aboutir la rue Vieille Chaussée qui permettait anciennement d'entrer dans la ville de Braine-le-Comte.

http://users.skynet.be/sky77593/TFINAL.HTM

Resultats des rencontres de barrage et tours finaux

HALL DES SPORTS DU CHENOIS - Chemin des Postes, 156 - 1410 – Waterloo

http://www.holvoet.org/agenda/agengst.htm

2000 Stage de Guitare Classique Jad AZKOUL Responsable: David Boucher / L'atelier
de la Guitare - 21, Chemin des Postes - 80100 Abbeville + 33/(0)3.22.31.75.49


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Summary of answers provided
naold postal path (describing its former fucntion), postman's path
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
naKeep as is?Dominique Cook
napostman's round / postman's walkFr?d?rique
naPost laneCarole Reade-Kentros
napost-relay pathLouis RIOUAL


  

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52 mins
post-relay path


Explanation:
just a suggestion

Louis RIOUAL
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2 hrs
Post lane


Explanation:
In France we often name streets/roads "Chemin des postes"
I think the equivalent in English is "Post lane"

Please see the following for reference :

English : Post lane
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&safe=off&q=Post lane&...

French : Chemin des postes

FRBSB - CP BRABANT : RESULTAT DES TOURS FINAUX BRABANCONS
... 31/03/2001. HALL DES SPORTS DU CHENOIS - Chemin des Postes, 156 - 1410 - Waterloo. ... HALL DES SPORTS DU CHENOIS - Chemin des Postes, 156 - 1410 - Waterloo. ...
users.skynet.be/sky77593/TFINAL.HTM - 2k - Cached - Similar pages

Agenda des stages - Courses agenda - [ New! Translate this page ]
... 2000 Stage de Guitare Classique Jad AZKOUL Responsable: David Boucher / L'atelier de la Guitare - 21, Chemin des Postes - 80100 Abbeville + 33/(0)3.22.31.75.49. ...



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Carole Reade-Kentros
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2 hrs
postman's round / postman's walk


Explanation:
following the postman's route, etc.



Fr?d?rique
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2 hrs
Keep as is?


Explanation:
If it's the name of the street/lane, maybe you can keep it as is. Just a suggestion.

Dominique Cook
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3 hrs
old postal path (describing its former fucntion), postman's path


Explanation:
Whilst it is commonly used as a streetname, here it is being used historically describing the former function of the path along which the walkers are to go. Likewise, there is are “chemin des douaniers” along the coast of France. I found one site which indicated the historical purpose of the “chemin des postes” and in your case this appears to be more appropriate rather than the name of the path itself. (You could have a path whose official name is nothing to do with the post but whose original function was just that and which is referred to locally as the “chemin des postes”. I know of one or two such examples of “chemins des douaniers”).

France’s La Poste has a postal historical committee to whom you may address questions by e-mail. They might come in useful…

http://www.laposte.fr/chp/default.htm

Créé en 1995, le Comité pour l'Histoire de La Poste (CHP) regroupedes professionnels et des scientifiques pour contribuer à une meilleureconnaissance de l'histoire de La Poste. Le CHP publie des travaux portant sur l'histoire de La Poste,des récits autobiographiques et un bulletin d'informationsemestriel (Apostille).

Adressez-nous vos suggestions, questions, demandesde renseignements (info.chp@web.laposte.fr)


http://le-village.ifrance.com/efablc/ecrire/rues/ppostes.htm

Place des Postes
Ce fut jusque vers 1805, le relais de la poste aux chevaux. Un plan de 1640 indique sur cette place la nouvelle posterie en face de l'ancienne qui était devenue alors "L'hostel de la poste" ou "Vieille posterie.

La poste fit, durant plusieurs siècles, la fortune de tout ce quartier. En cas de mauvais temps, de gel ou de verglas, les voyageurs se trouvaient parfois retenus à Braine pour quelques jours. De là, les hôtels.

A côté de belles maisons, d'autres tombent en ruines . C'est un quartier en rénovation.
On peut également voir y aboutir la rue Vieille Chaussée qui permettait anciennement d'entrer dans la ville de Braine-le-Comte.

http://users.skynet.be/sky77593/TFINAL.HTM

Resultats des rencontres de barrage et tours finaux

HALL DES SPORTS DU CHENOIS - Chemin des Postes, 156 - 1410 – Waterloo

http://www.holvoet.org/agenda/agengst.htm

2000 Stage de Guitare Classique Jad AZKOUL Responsable: David Boucher / L'atelier
de la Guitare - 21, Chemin des Postes - 80100 Abbeville + 33/(0)3.22.31.75.49




Nikki Scott-Despaigne
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