Valois

[ va-lwa, val-wah ]

noun
  1. a member of a ruling family of France that reigned from 1328 to 1589.

  2. a county in the Île de France, which became united to the French crown in 1167 and was established as a duchy in 1406.

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British Dictionary definitions for Valois (1 of 3)

Valois1

/ (French valwa) /


noun
  1. a historic region and former duchy of N France

British Dictionary definitions for Valois (2 of 3)

Valois2

/ (French valwa) /


noun
  1. a royal house of France, ruling from 1328 to 1589

British Dictionary definitions for Valois (3 of 3)

Valois3

/ (ˈvælwɑː) /


noun

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