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Blois

[blwa] /blwa/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Loire-et-Cher, in central France, on the Loire River: historic castle.

Loir-et-Cher

[lwa-rey-sher] /lwa reɪˈʃɛr/
noun
1.
a department in central France. 2479 sq. mi. (6420 sq. km).
Capital: Blois.
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British Dictionary definitions for Blois

Blois

/French blwa/
noun
1.
a town in N central France, on the Loire: 13th-century castle. Pop: 49 171 (1999)

Loir-et-Cher

/French lwareʃɛr/
noun
1.
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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Encyclopedia Article for Blois

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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