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TO BRAND. An ancient mode of punishment, which was to inflict a mark on an offender with a hot iron. This barbarous punishment has been generally disused.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Van den Brande, who was accompanied by the chairs of the CoR's political groups, visited the old town with Mavrou who invited him to Cyprus following Van den Brande's proposal last year to name the CoR's meeting place in Brussels "Open Ledra Street".
As for Luc Van den Brande, he said that he hoped his recent meetings with member states' parliamentary institutions will result in "institutionalised work methods" between the CoR and national parliaments for matters relating to subsidiarity.
The order means that Siemens Power Generation's units in Brande and Aalborg in Denmark will increase their number of employees from the current 200 to a total of 450.
HE used to be the king of the playboys, enjoying a blissful life with his live-in playmates Brande, Mandy and Sandy.
The two co-presidents were elected at the inaugural meeting: Luc Van den Brande, CoR president, and Mohamed Boudra, mayor of the Moroccan city of Al Hoceima.
EQT said that it intends to keep the headquarters of the Brandtex Group in Brande, Denmark.
With just a few weeks to go before the spring European Council, which will focus on the future of the growth and employment strategy, the President of the Committee of the Regions (CoR), Luc Van den Brande, repeated his request to further involve local authorities in the definition and implementation of the new strategy.
It has a total of 265 employees and production facilities at Haastrup, Tibe and Brande in Denmark.
Speaking on 6 November at the annual Conference of Presidents of Regions with Legislative Powers (REGLEG), CoR President Luc Van den Brande took a stance, however, calling it "unacceptable".
For CoR President Luc Van den Brande, the objective is to 'encourage local authorities to seek new ways of generating long-term economic growth thanks to entrepreneurship'.