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Valois

[va-lwa for 1, 3; val-wah for 2] /vaˈlwa for 1, 3; ˈvæl wɑ for 2/
noun
1.
a member of a ruling family of France that reigned from 1328 to 1589.
2.
Dame Ninette de
[ni-net] /nɪˈnɛt/ (Show IPA),
de Valois, Dame Ninette.
3.
a county in the Île de France, which became united to the French crown in 1167 and was established as a duchy in 1406.
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British Dictionary definitions for valois, dame

Valois1

/French valwa/
noun
1.
a historic region and former duchy of N France

Valois2

/French valwa/
noun
1.
a royal house of France, ruling from 1328 to 1589

Valois3

/ˈvælwɑː/
noun
1.
See de Valois
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