[ an-joo; French ahn-zhoo ]
/ ˈæn dʒu; French ɑ̃ˈʒu /
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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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Words nearby Anjou
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How to use Anjou in a sentence
Bruno Lemesle found only one case out of all his documents in Anjou where the defendant paid a champion for his efforts.The ‘GOT’ Red Viper and Mountain Duel, and a History of Medieval Trial by Combat|Steven Isaac|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She shall be visited with the sins of her ancestors; the blood spilled by Charles of Anjou cries for vengeance.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
I am the daughter of the Baron de Mridor—that is to say, the only heiress of one of the noblest and oldest names in Anjou.
The major-domo (for it was he) bowed respectfully, for the chief huntsman's name was well known in Anjou.
An insurrection which began in the Vendean district of Anjou grew to a formidable height.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
He was a younger son of the family which reigned over Anjou.Margaret of Anjou|Jacob Abbott.
British Dictionary definitions for Anjou
/ (French ɑ̃ʒu) /
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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