- a region and former province of W France: famous as source of cognac.
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Historical Examples of angoumois
A baker is cited in Angoumois, France, who spent ten minutes in a furnace at 132° C.
Colbert labored to increase the receipts; the new imposts excited insurrections in Angoumois, in Guyenne, in Brittany.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times
Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
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.The Last Words of Distinguished Men and Women
Frederic Rowland Marvin