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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of western France east-northeast of Nantes. Of pre-Roman origin, Angers was the historical capital of Anjou. Population: 153,000.

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  • proper n. A city in Pays de la Loire, France

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Examples

  • So we lived in Angers, partly because we knew people in the region and partly because it was a beautiful area.

    “Neither Heroes nor Villains”

  • The town of Angers, which is a place of some consequence, being the capital of the Département de Maine et Loire, is situated upon a height crowned by the slim spires of the Cathedral of St. Maurice.

    In Château Land

  • And this knight who was killed was in d'Angers 'service?

    The Pilgrim of Hate

  • The men of Gloucester, elated by their gains, might well be sending agents in disguise into these regions, probing for any weak spots, and such envoys, thought Cadfael, might have been told to pursue, at the same time, the search for Laurence d'Angers 'nephew and nice, strayed in the Worcester panic.

    The Virgin In The Ice

  • We are now on the Mount of St. Genevieve, crowned by the majestic and eminent Panthéon, whose pediment is adorned by David d'Angers 'sculptures, representing La Patrie, between Liberty and

    The Story of Paris

  • A man of Laurence d'Angers 'household, Olivier de Bretagne. "

    The Pilgrim of Hate

  • He was the son of Jean Proulx and of Louise Val-lee of the parish of Notre-Dame-de-Nantilly, in the City and Arrondissement of Saumur, in the Bishopric of Angers, Anjou today in the department of Maine-et-Loire, France and he arrived here sometime before 1672 for he married at Québec City on the 5 June 1673 to Jacquette Fournier.

    Bird Cloud

  • We learn that the imposing 13th-century fortress in Angers (more than 200 miles away from Paris, but accessible thanks to the TGV) was built by Blanche de Castille, Louis VIII's cruel and dynamic wife, who served as regent to Louis VI (St. Louis).

    Sentimental Journeys

  • Vincent Corbel from the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement in Montpellier, and Bruno Lapied from the University of Angers, France, led a team of researchers who investigated the mode of action and toxicity of deet (N, N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide).

    Boing Boing

  • One of the greatest Angers of the Iraqi population towards the Americans comes in the form of a 30% overall enjoined Unemployment rate caused by American Occupation interference in the Iraqi economy.

    Ethics as Infrastructure, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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