- a city in and the capital of Loire-et-Cher, in central France, on the Loire River: historic castle.
- a department in central France. 2479 sq. mi. (6420 sq. km). Capital: Blois.
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This scheme formed the basis of the three treaties of Blois .Memoirs of Marguerite de Valois, Complete
Marguerite de Valois, Queen of Navarre
"You have not told me yet, Andrea, what takes you to Blois," quoth I then.
The shame of it has made me hold aloof from you since we left Blois.
And so I pushed on to Blois with my knaves close at my heels.
The Duke of Orleans, chagrined and humiliated, retired to Blois.Louis XIV., Makers of History Series
John S. C. Abbott
- a town in N central France, on the Loire: 13th-century castle. Pop: 49 171 (1999)
- 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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