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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Toursnoun

    an industrial city in western France on the Loire River

Wiktionary

  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 .

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  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

  4. roust

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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. Brian Mullis:

    At the end of 2014 we had 2,000 tours in 400 ports around the world that had been verified for sustainable practices.

  2. Saenuri Party:

    Over the weekend, tours and events were cancelled and places like markets, theatres and restaurants were empty, if this continues, private consumption which was on the brink of rebounding could take a direct hit and we could face bigger difficulties than we experienced after the Sewol sinking.

  3. Anna Filatovskaya:

    For Serbia, the demand has been growing like an avalanche, it’s as if all our company is doing these days is selling tours for Serbia.

  4. Donna Shalala:

    Most of my tours have been canceled because people are not coming.

  5. Grant Harrold:

    …Royal duties do take up a lot of time with royals working for weeks at a time with very little time off especially with overseas tours.

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