from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of west-central France east-southeast of Nantes. Settled by a Gallic people, it was an early Christian center with important monasteries. Nearby, Edward the Black Prince defeated and captured John II of France on September 19, 1356. Population: 89,000.
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- proper n. A city in France, capital of the Vienne department and of the Poitou-Charentes region.
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- n. the battle in 1356 in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the French
Other student marches were reported in Poitiers, Nantes, Bordeaux, Lille and Montpellier.
A lot of ideas came from the long-ago year I lived in Poitiers, France, which was an important city during the Middle Ages.
Billaud-Varenne studied law and initially practiced with his father in Poitiers before being admitted to the bar in Paris in 1785.
The Antique Wine Co. An extensive private cellar in Poitiers, France.
The Black Prince and John had a terrible battle at a place called Poitiers, and the English gained another victory.
"First of all, I would stay at home sufficiently often not to arouse papa's suspicions, and the rest of my leisure I would spend in Poitiers, which is a very pleasant town.
Apart from travel, and in addition to the courses on medieval art and history I'd taken in Poitiers, I read bookshelves full of social history, religion, saints 'lives, and art theoryI read for a year before I even began the first chapter, and I kept reading all the way through the writing process.
In Poitiers itself there was a small church that was open only one day a yearSaint Radegonde, named after "the most perfect woman of her time."
I have long been a fan of the "real" Dianne de Poitiers and have seen her signature with 2 Ns, just like me!
Some of my friends started calling me Dianne de Poitiers so it's often my "handle" on sites such as these ... but I really live in Minnesota.
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