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Amboise

[ahn-bwahz] /ɑ̃ˈbwɑz/
noun
1.
a town in central France, E of Tours: castle.
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  • He was buried in the chapel of sainthubert in the castle of Amboise.
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Amboise

/French ɑ̃bwaz/
noun
1.
a town in NW central France, on the River Loire: famous castle, a former royal residence. Pop: 11 457 (1999)
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town, Indre-et-Loire departement, Centre-Val-de-Loire region, central France, on both banks of the Loire River, east of Tours. It is the site of a late Gothic chateau (with Renaissance additions), one of a great company of castles in the rich, rolling Loire country.

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