from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Relating to the historical region and former province of Anjou, France.
- adj. Relating to the House of Anjou, especially as represented by the Plantagenet kings of England descended from Geoffrey, Count of Anjou (died 1151).
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- adj. Of or pertaining to Anjou (province and House)
- n. A native or resident of Anjou
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a resident of Anjou.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to Anjou, a former western province of France: specifically applied to the royal family of England reigning from 1154 to 1485, the Plantagenets, descendants of Geoffrey V., Count of Anjou, and Matilda, daughter of Henry I. of England;
- to the period of English history from 1154 to the death of Richard II. in 1399, or, according to others, to the loss of Normandy, Anjou, Maine, etc., in 1204. The contending houses of York and Lancaster were both of the Angevin race.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a resident of Anjou
French, from Old French, from Medieval Latin Andegavīnus, from Andegavia, Anjou, France.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)