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Angoumois

[ahng-goom-wah; French ahn-goo-mwa]
noun
  1. a region and former province of W France: famous as source of cognac.
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Historical Examples

  • A baker is cited in Angoumois, France, who spent ten minutes in a furnace at 132° C.

    Scientific American Supplement No. 360, November 25, 1882

    Various

  • Colbert labored to increase the receipts; the new imposts excited insurrections in Angoumois, in Guyenne, in Brittany.

  • From this time forward, vague rumors reported the existence of a great man in Angoumois.

    Two Poets

    Honore de Balzac

  • The assassin's name was Francis Ravaillac, a native of Angoumois, who had been a solicitor in the courts of law.