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