[an-joo; French ahn-zhoo]
  1. a region and former province in W France, in the Loire Valley.
  2. a firm-fleshed green-skinned variety of pear.
  3. a town in S Quebec, in E Canada. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. 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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