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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Toursnoun

    an industrial city in western France on the Loire River

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  1. Toursnoun

    The capital of the Indre-et-Loire département, in Centre, in France

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  1. Tours

    Tours is a city in central France, the capital of the Indre-et-Loire department. It stands on the lower reaches of the river Loire, between Orléans and the Atlantic coast. Touraine, the region around Tours, is known for its wines, the alleged perfection of its local spoken French, and the Battle of Tours in 732. It is also the site of the Paris–Tours road bicycle race. Tours is the largest city in the Centre region of France, although it is not the regional capital, which is the region's second-largest city, Orléans. In 2006, the city itself had 138,268 inhabitants and the metropolitan area had 546,105 .

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  1. Tours

    a historic old town of France, on the Loire, 145 m. SW. of Paris; presents a spacious and handsome appearance, and contains a noble Gothic cathedral, archbishop's palace, Palais de Justice, besides ancient châteaux and interesting ruins; is a centre of silk and woollen manufactures, and does a large printing trade; suffered greatly by the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes and during the Franco-German War; became the seat of government after the investment of Paris and until its capitulation to the Germans.

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  1. tours

    A city of France, capital of the department of Indre-et-Loire, 146 miles southwest from Paris. Near it Charles Martel gained a great victory over the Saracens, and saved Europe, October 10, 732. This conflict was also called the battle of Poitiers. The church was pillaged by the Huguenots and utterly destroyed, with the exception of two towers, at the revolution.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tours in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tours in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Vicki Behenna:

    If these guys messed up, there are administrative ways to handle it. But we charge them with murder, these guys are put on multiple tours, and they’re stressed out. We’re fighting an enemy that has no uniform. These guys had no criminal record, I ’d have any of them as my neighbor, even living in my home. They’re phenomenal people. We second-guessed them and put them in prison.

  2. President Obama:

    Even if he had never performed the actions for which he is being recognized here today, Ed Byers would be long remembered for his compassion, his sacrifice and his endurance: 11 overseas deployments, nine combat tours, recipient of the Purple Heart twice, Bronze Star with valor five times.

  3. Mark Yeh:

    Faith-based cruising has been a growing category for EO for a number of years, eO Tours has seen year-over-year growth in cruising for more than five years. This includes domestic and Mediterranean cruises. We added faith-based European river cruises with AmaWaterways over four years ago, and bookings have grown every year.

  4. Kimberly Smith:

    My father was in Korea, and did two tours and had a Purple Heart, and so my brother and I wanted to follow in his footsteps. He passed away when we were 10.

  5. Donald Trump:

    My people came back, they took tours, they went to different places, and they came back and they said, 'This is where we'd like it to be.'.

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