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Definition of the noun orleanais

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  1. a former province of north central France; centered around Orleans


Orleanais a.k.a. Orléanais is a former province of France, around the cities of Orléans, Chartres, and Blois.

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Google previewThe Rough Guide to the Loire (2004)

by James McConnachie

As a tourist destination, the Orleanais is an acquired taste — and relatively few tourists make the effort. The cathedral city of Orleans has a very different feel. Enterprising and upbeat, it seems more oriented towards Paris and the future than to the river and the history that flows through it. But the city's past does bind it firmly to the region, especially in the person of Joan of Arc, the "Maid of Orleans", who is celebrated in the magmficent cathedral. Some excellent town museums and a ...

Google previewChoice Notes from "Notes and Queries" (1859)

Folk Lore

The Orleanais is the classic land of marcous, and in the Gdtinais every parish at all above ...

Google previewChoice Notes from (1859)


The Orleanais is the classic land of marcous, and in the Gdtinais every parish at all ...

Google previewNotes and Queries (1854)

The Orleanais is the classic land of Marcous, and in the Gdtinais every parish at all above the common is ...

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1864)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

ORIZABA ORLEANAIS 571 first named. The most important towns are Cattack, Juggernnuth, and Balasoro. The chief rivers are the Godavery, which forms the S. boundary, and the Mahanuddy. The greater part of the interior consists of rugged hills and uninhabited jungles, in which wild animals, especially elephants, abound. The soil is fertile, particularly in the 8. E., and the principal production is rice. The population is composed chiefly of Oorias, who are Brahmins and inhabit the low ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Culinary & Menu Terms (2000)

by Rodney Dale

stuffed with a macaroni mixture, named after Janos Hunyadi, who liberated Hungary from the Turks HUNGARIAN Hunyadi torta cake HUNGARIAN huppe a kind of lark with a tufted head FRENCH huppemeau cow's milk cheese from the Orleanais FRENCH hure de porc potted pig's head FRENCH hart local Surrey name for bilberry (also known as hurtleberry) ENGLISH husa goose CZECH husarenfilet speciality of fillet steak, ham and cucumber Austrian Husarenfleuch braised beef, ...

Google previewInstant encyclopaedia of geography. 5. Commercial geography (1993)

by Shatrughna P. Sinha

The provinces surrounding the Paris region: Normandy, Picardy, Champagne, the Orleanais, Marne, Touraine, Anjou (Radio Technique at Caen, L.M.T. at Laval , Schneider at Le Mans, Thomson and Bull at Angers, Dunlop, Goodyear, Bendix at Amiens). The valley of the lower Seine has particularly benefited by the proximity of the Paris region, for which it is the sea outlet, by the proximity of the port facilities at both Rouen and Le Havre, and of refineries built before the war. Stemming ...


ORLEANAIS, an ancient province and government of France, situated near the centre of the kingdom, and bounded N. E. by Isle de France, E. by Champagne and Burgundy, 8. by Berry, and "W. by Touraine, Maine, Perche, and Normandy.

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