The governor would return, the law would take its course, and they would go to noumea to work out their lives for crime.
But what struck me perhaps most of all was a word I heard on the verandah of the Tribunal at noumea.
She was the first lady who had ever come to noumea, he said, on a journey of pleasure.
Towards the middle of 1873 a despatch of the Minister of Marine reached noumea.
He was respited, and transported to noumea, where he married, and became father of a little girl.
It was French, and at the top of the page Kate saw the word "noumea."
A first shipload was disembarked in 1864 at noumea, and the foundations of the city laid.
A good many Australians, however, were established in trade in noumea.
Some merchants of noumea, accused of having facilitated the escape of Rochefort and his friends, were expelled from the isle.
"Not life-prisoners at noumea," replied the other; and the answer fell desolately on Virginia's ear.