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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

Wikipedia

  1. Tours

    Tours ( TOOR, French: [tuʁ] (listen)) is one of the largest cities in the region of Centre-Val de Loire, France. It is the prefecture of the department of Indre-et-Loire. The commune of Tours had 136,463 inhabitants as of 2018 while the population of the whole metropolitan area was 516,973.Tours sits on the lower reaches of the Loire, between Orléans and the Atlantic coast. Formerly named Caesarodunum by its founder, Roman Emperor Augustus, it possesses one of the largest amphitheaters of the Roman Empire, the Tours Amphitheatre. Known for the Battle of Tours in 732 AD, it is a National Sanctuary with connections to the Merovingians and the Carolingians, with the Capetians making the kingdom's currency the Livre tournois. Saint Martin, Gregory of Tours and Alcuin were all from Tours. Tours was once part of Touraine, a former province of France. Tours was the first city of the silk industry. It was wanted by Louis XI, royal capital under the Valois Kings with its Loire castles and city of art with the School of Tours. The prefecture was partially destroyed during the French Wars of Religion in the late 18th century, and again in June 1940. The White and Blue city keeps a historical center registered in the UNESCO, and is home to the Vieux-Tours, a patrimonial site. The garden city has a green heritage and an urban landscape strongly influenced by its natural space. The historic city that is nicknamed "Le Petit Paris" and its region by its history and culture has always been a land of birth or host to many personalities, international sporting events, and is a university city with more than 30,000 students in 2019. Tours is a popular culinary city with specialties such as: rillettes, rillons, Touraine vineyards, AOC Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine cheeses and nougats. The city is also the end-point of the annual Paris–Tours cycle race.

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  1. tours

    Tours typically refer to a planned journey or route that individuals, particularly tourists, follow with the goal of visiting and exploring multiple places. It can be a short trip or a long extended travel. Tours can be self-guided or conducted by a tour guide, and often focus on sightseeing, culture exploration, historical insights, wildlife observation and other interests. The term can also refer to a series of professional activities or appearances in different locations, such as a band music tour, a theatre tour or a book tour.

Wikidata

  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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  2. routs

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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

Examples of tours in a Sentence

  1. The Wellingtons:

    There aren’t any real surprises that will confuse me, and that makes things go a lot more smoothly, even the way they run the tours are familiar. I’m very comfortable in the process even when we’re out off the ship going somewhere. The methodology, the way they conduct the tours is all very familiar.

  2. Beatriz Berodia:

    I'm a full-time musician, and since so many concerts and tours have been canceled, we decided that to continue with the music and allow people to have a moment to disconnect, this would be something very positive.

  3. Troy Collings:

    Quarantines will be lifted for most NGO workers and diplomats resident in the country and tours will be allowed to resume in the next couple of days.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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