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Anjou

[an-joo; French ahn-zhoo] /ˈæn dʒu; French ɑ̃ˈʒu/
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/
noun
1.
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 1480 related adjective Angevin
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