[ ahn-bwahz ]
/ ɑ̃ˈbwɑz /
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a town in central France, east of Tours: known for its castle.
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How to use Amboise in a sentence
From his window he looked down upon the Loire and the meadows of the beautiful valley stretching from Amboise to Tours.
To his mind, he ought either to be hanged or released; for he was, of course, entirely ignorant of the events at Amboise.
Not to come to Amboise would constitute the crime of treason; but if he came, he put himself in the power of the Crown.
Such was the Edict of Amboise—a half-way measure, very different from that which was desired on either side.
More direct infringements upon the liberty guaranteed by the Edict of Amboise had already been made or were yet in store.
British Dictionary definitions for Amboise
/ (French ɑ̃bwaz) /
a town in NW central France, on the River Loire: famous castle, a former royal residence. Pop: 11 457 (1999)
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