[ too-ren; French too-ren ]

  1. a former province in W France. Capital: Tours.

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How to use Touraine in a sentence

  • From Boulogne they went to Touraine, stopping at Chartres, most of the time lost to their friends, as they intended to be lost.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler | Elizabeth Robins Pennell

British Dictionary definitions for Touraine


/ (French turɛn) /

  1. a former province of NW central France: at its height in the 16th century as an area of royal residences, esp along the Loire. Chief town: Tours

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