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An•jou  (anjo̅o̅; Fr. än zho̅o̅),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Place Namesa region and former province in W France, in the Loire Valley.
  2. Plant Biologya firm-fleshed green-skinned variety of pear.
  3. Place Namesa town in S Quebec, in E Canada. 36,596.

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Anjou /French: ɑ̃ʒu/ n
  1. a former province of W France, in the Loire valley: a medieval countship from the 10th century, belonging to the English crown from 1154 until 1204; annexed by France in 1480
    Related adjective(s): Angevin

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