Blois

[ blwa ]
/ blwa /

noun

a city in and the capital of Loire-et-Cher, in central France, on the Loire River: historic castle.

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Loir-et-Cher

[ lwa-rey-sher ]
/ lwa reɪˈʃɛr /

noun

a department in central France. 2479 sq. mi. (6420 sq. km). Capital: Blois.
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British Dictionary definitions for blois (1 of 2)

Blois

/ (French blwa) /

noun

a town in N central France, on the Loire: 13th-century castle. Pop: 49 171 (1999)

British Dictionary definitions for blois (2 of 2)

Loir-et-Cher

/ (French lwareʃɛr) /

noun

a department of N central France, in Centre region. Capital: Blois. Pop: 318 853 (2003 est). Area: 6422 sq km (2505 sq miles)
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