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Carrè is a town in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, Italy. It is east of SP349.


Carré is a French word, which means "square". Carré may refer to:

Carré (Stockhausen)

Carré (Square) for four orchestras and four choirs (1959–60) is a composition by the German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen, and is Work Number 10 in the composer's catalog of works.

Carré (surname)

Carré is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Albert Carré (1852–1938), French theatre director, opera director, actor, librettist; nephew of Michel Carré
  • Ambroise-Marie Carré, French Roman Catholic priest, writer and member of the French Academy
  • Antoine Carré (born 1943), French politician
  • Antoine Carré (guitarist), French baroque guitarist and composer
  • Cyrille Carré (born 1984), French sprint canoeist
  • Ferdinand Carré (1824–1900), French engineer
  • Hendrik Carré (1656–1721), Dutch Golden Age painter
  • Hervé Carré (born 1944), French economist
  • Isabelle Carré (born 1971), French actress
  • Jean-Michel Carré, French television director
  • Jean Nicolas Louis Carré (1770–1845), French general
  • John le Carré, pseudonym of English writer David John Moore Cornwell
  • Lilli Carré (born 1983), American cartoonist
  • Louis Carré (1925–2002), Belgian footballer and manager
  • Louis Carré (mathematician) (1663–1711), French mathematician
  • Marie Carré (died 1984), French nun and conspiracy theorist
  • Mathilde Carré, French World War II spy and double agent
  • Michel Carré, French librettist
  • Michel Carré (director) (1865–1945), French actor and film director
  • Olivier Carré (born 1961), French politician
  • Pierre-Marie Carré (born 1947), French Roman Catholic bishop

Category:French-language surnames

Usage examples of "carre".

Whereas Lerondeau seemed still wrapped in a kind of plaintive stupor, Carre was already enfolding me in a deep affectionate gaze.

One does not come into this ward to talk, but to suffer, and Carre is bracing himself to suffer as decently as possible.

Then, feeling that he is about to howl like the others, Carre begins to sing.

And gradually I became aware that this lament was becoming a real melody, and for five long minutes Carre improvised a terrible, wonderful, heart-rending song on "the pain in his knee.

In the middle of the dressing, Carre opened his lips, and in spite of himself, began to complain without restraint or measure, giving up the struggle in despair.

And Carre ceased staring out of the window to look at the lady with eyes full of respectful astonishment.

And I felt instinctively that her interest in Carre was suddenly quenched.

So much so, that one day Carre was unable to control himself, before a good many people who had come in.

For a week after the Carre episode I dared not show my face in the streets of Paris.

John which ran (and still runs partly) from Lake Pontchartrain north of the city to the heart of the old town near the Vieux Carre, the multitudes would assemble at night at a place called "the Wishing Spot.

John le Carre is also the author of The Naive and Sentimental Lover, A Small Town in Germany, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, The Honourable Schoolboy, Smiley's People, The Little Drummer Girl.

Michel Carre and Jules Barbier, who made the book for Gounod's opera "Faust," went for their subject to Goethe's dramatic poem.

In 1856 he made the acquaintance of Jules Barbier and Michel Carre, and asked them to collaborate with him in an opera.

Of necessity it has suffered by comparison with the opera of Barbier, Carre, and Gounod, though it was far from Boito's intentions that it should ever be subjected to such a comparison.

In the book which Barbier and Carre wrote for Gounod, Faust sells his soul to the devil for a period of sensual pleasure of indefinite duration, and, so far as the hero is concerned, the story is left unfinished.