Thonnelle

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THONNELLE

Département : Meuse

Blason de Thonnelle
Official blazon
French Parti: au 1er de gueules au tétragone bastionné d'argent, évidé du champ et enfermant une croisette recroisetée au pied fiché d'or, au 2e d'azur à la volute de crosse d'or; au chef d'or à la bande de gueules chargée de trois alérions d'argent.
English blazon wanted

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially adopted in December 2013.

The chief shows the arms of Lorraine. The tetragon recalls that the town is located on the Maginot line (a 1930 defence line), the cross is taken from arms of the Meuse département. The crosier is the symbol of Saint Hilaire, the local patron saint.

Literature: Image from http://www.armorialdefrance.fr


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