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Anjou

[ an-joo; French ahn-zhoo ]
/ ˈæn dʒu; French ɑ̃ˈʒu /
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noun

a region and former province in W France, in the Loire Valley.
a firm-fleshed green-skinned variety of pear.
a town in S Quebec, in E Canada.

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Anjou
/ (French ɑ̃ʒu) /

noun

a former province of W France, in the Loire valley: a medieval countship from the 10th century, belonging to the English crown from 1154 until 1204; annexed by France in 1480Related adjective: Angevin
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