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tournois

[ toor-nwah; French toor-nwa ]
/ tʊərˈnwɑ; French turˈnwa /
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adjective
(of coins) minted in Tours, France: livre tournois.
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Origin of tournois

1400–50; <French, Middle French tournois of Tours <Medieval Latin Turōnēnsis, equivalent to Turōn(ēs) Tours + -ēnsis-ensis; replacing late Middle English Tourneys<Anglo-French
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