Blois Unabridged


a department in central France. 2479 sq. mi. (6420 sq. km). Capital: Blois. Unabridged
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Blois (French blwa)
a town in N central France, on the Loire: 13th-century castle. Pop: 49 171 (1999)

Loir-et-Cher (French lwareʃɛr)
a department of N central France, in Centre region. Capital: Blois. Pop: 318 853 (2003 est). Area: 6422 sq km (2505 sq miles)

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feudal countship that rose to great importance in medieval France as its holders came to possess not only the city of Blois itself and its immediate vicinity, the Blesois, but also other domains

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