Definition of Tours

1. Noun. An industrial city in western France on the Loire River.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: France, French Republic



Definition of Tours

1. Proper noun. The capital of the Indre-et-Loire département, in Centre, in France ¹

2. Noun. (plural of tour) ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of tour) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tours

1. tour [v] - See also: tour

Tours Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tours

tournedos
tourneries
tournery
tourney
tourneyed
tourneying
tourneys
tourniquet
tourniquet poditis
tourniquet test
tourniquets
tourns
tournure
tournures
touronaut
tours (current term)
tours of duty
tourscape
tourtiere
tourtieres
tous-les-mois
tous-les-mois starch
tousche
tousches
touse
toused
touser
tousers
touses
tousier

Literary usage of Tours

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the ...by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The Diocese of Laval, created in 1855, is a suffragan of tours. For the early ecclesiastical history of tours we have an excellent document, the concluding ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"St Martin, the great apostle of the Gauls, was bishop of tours in the 4th ... At the end of the 6th century the bishopric was held by St Gregory of tours. ..."

3. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1808)
"... Г/ГО SUCCESSIVE tours THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE OF WALES, WITH SEVERAL OF THE ... his former performance, the author is induced to offer the following tours, ..."

4. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"HILDEBERT, of tours, poet, orator, and theologian, was born at Lavardin, near Vendome, France, about the year 1055. He became celebrated for his sermons and ..."

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