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  1. Tours(ProperNoun)

    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. torus

  2. routs

  3. stour

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    The numerical value of tours in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

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    The numerical value of tours in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Thomas Cook:

    Intensive talks over the last two days with strategic and private equity investors ... have shown us that the German branches of former Thomas Cook with its brands Neckermann Reisen, Oeger Tours and Bucher Reisen have the chance to have a future.

  2. Cary Goldstein:

    Tickets typically include a book, such was the case with tours for recent books by Megyn Kelly, Bob Gates, and any number of public personalities. Lecture venues have become a central component of book tours for public figures.

  3. Dustin Roberts:

    I did two tours in Iraq and I never had to put a chokehold on anyone, that’s the craziest thing I’ve ever done.

  4. 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.

  5. Patrick Zamarripa:

    I want justice for Dallas Police Officer Patrict Zamarripa, dallas Police Officer Patrict Zamarripa served three tours in Iraq, he protected his country, and he protected everybody. And he gave up his life doing that. When people were running away from the gunshots, he was running toward them.

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