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  1. a town in central France, E of Tours: castle.
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[French dahn-bwaz]
  1. Jacques [French zhahk] /French ʒɑk/(Joseph),born 1934, U.S. ballet dancer and choreographer.
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Examples from the Web for amboise

Historical Examples

  • But it was at Amboise that the vengeance of the Guises found its widest scope.

    The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)

    Henry Martyn Baird

  • This is the history of Amboise as well, and is to a certain extent the history of Chambord.

  • Accordingly, on March 12, the Pacification of Amboise was signed.

  • The Court was moved from Blois to Amboise, which was a fortified city.

  • At Amboise Warwick met with a reception which must have been gratifying to his pride.

British Dictionary definitions for amboise


  1. a town in NW central France, on the River Loire: famous castle, a former royal residence. Pop: 11 457 (1999)
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