Definitions

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

  • A city of southern France on the Garonne River southeast of Bordeaux. Originally part of Roman Gaul, it was the capital of the Visigoths (419-507) and the Carolingian kingdom of Aquitaine (781-843). Toulouse was a cultural center of medieval Europe. Population: 435,000.

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  • proper n. A city in the Midi-Pyrénées, France

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  • n. a city on the Garonne River in southern France to the southeast of Bordeaux; a cultural center of medieval Europe

Etymologies

From French Toulouse, from Latin Tolosa, probably of Celtic origin. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • TOULOUSE, PARIS, March 7 (Reuters) - France utility back Frederic Michalak will be sidelined for up to a year with a serious knee injury, the manager of his Toulouse club said on Sunday.

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  • Cars launched at synagogue - TOULOUSE - ATTACKERS launched two cars packed with petrol bombs at a synagogue in France's south-western city of Toulouse on Monday night, causing damage but no casualties, officials said.

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  • TOULOUSE - ATTACKERS launched two cars packed with petrol bombs at a synagogue in France's south-western city of Toulouse on Monday night, causing damage but no casualties, officials said.

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  • The French city of Toulouse, for instance, derives its name from the Visigoth kingdom of Tolosa: The sackers of Rome were in turn rather rudely sacked by King Clovis and his Franks, and the name Toulouse is about all that is left of their kingdom.

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  • But a group of men, some of them now gray, still seek justice for what they describe as Toulouse's serial molestation of them from 1948 to

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  • Tens of thousands marched through Paris Saturday, with thousands more gathering in Toulouse and other cities.

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  • The widebody, 294-seat plane was constructed in Toulouse, France, and then flown nonstop to Seattle, Wash., for modifications.

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  • I leave Tuesday for a week in Toulouse and am very excited to return to southern France.

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  • They report on their website about a synagogue in Toulouse being fire-bombed, but what about the similar incident that happened this week in Brondesbury?

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  • Having been taken apart up front in Toulouse the previous week, they forced Moray Low to go high.

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