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Poitiers

[ pwa-tyey ]
/ pwaˈtyeɪ /
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noun
a city in and the capital of Vienne, in W France: Roman ruins; battles a.d. 507, 732, 1356.
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Poitiers
/ (French pwatje) /

noun
a city in S central France: capital of the former province of Poitou until 1790; scene of the battle (1356) in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the French; university (1432). Pop: 83 448 (1999)
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