from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A French ruling dynasty (1328-1589) that succeeded the Capetian line when Philip VI ascended to the throne.
- A historical region and former duchy of northern France. A county from the 10th to the 12th century, it was an appanage of the royal house of Valois after 1285.
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- n. French royal house from 1328 to 1589
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