Valois

[ va-lwa, val-wah ]
/ vaˈlwa, ˈvæl wɑ /

noun

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

a historic region and former duchy of N France

British Dictionary definitions for Valois (2 of 3)

Valois2
/ (French valwa) /

noun

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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