Anjou

Anjou

[an-joo; French ahn-zhoo]
noun
1.
a region and former province in W France, in the Loire Valley.
2.
a firm-fleshed green-skinned variety of pear.
3.
a town in S Quebec, in E Canada.
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Anjou (French ɑ̃ʒu)
 
n
a former province of W France, in the Loire valley: a medieval countship from the 10th century, belonging to the English crown from 1154 until 1204; annexed by France in 1480Related: Angevin
 
Related: Angevin

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