Definitions for orleansˈɔr li ənz; Fr. ɔr leɪˈɑ̃
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a city on the Loire river in north central France; site of the siege of Orleans by the English (1428-1429)
Orleans, siege of Orleans(noun)
a long siege of Orleans by the English was relieved by Joan of Arc in 1429
City in France.
Origin: Ultimately from Aurelianum, from the name of the Roman emperor Aurelian, who rebuilt the city.
Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 130 kilometres southwest of Paris. It is the capital of the Loiret department and of the Centre region. Orléans is located on the Loire River where the river curves south towards the Massif Central. The city of New Orleans, in the United States is named after the commune of Orléans.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
on the Loire, 75 m. by rail SW. of Paris, is the capital of the province of Loiret, a trading rather than an industrial town, commerce being fostered by excellent railway, canal, and river communications; the town is of ancient date, and its streets are full of quaint wooden houses; there is an old cathedral and museum; many historic associations include the raising of the siege in 1429 by Joan of Arc, whose house is still shown, and two captures by the Germans, 1870
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