[an-joo; French ahn-zhoo]
- a region and former province in W France, in the Loire Valley.
- a firm-fleshed green-skinned variety of pear.
- a town in S Quebec, in E Canada.
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Bruno Lemesle found only one case out of all his documents in Anjou where the defendant paid a champion for his efforts.The ‘GOT’ Red Viper and Mountain Duel, and a History of Medieval Trial by Combat
June 3, 2014
Accompanied by Anjou, she sought him in his cabinet, nor would she be denied.
The aim had been thus to weld into one the two branches of the House of Anjou.
The Countess bade him sit, and with her own hands she poured a cup of Anjou for him.St. Martin's Summer
At his death his brother Francis, Duke of Anjou, would ascend the throne.
There were in the chamber at the time only the king, his mother, and his brother the Duke of Anjou.
- 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 adjective: Angevin
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