Definition of Orleanais
1. Noun. A former province of north central France; centered around Orleans.
Group relationships: France, French Republic
Lexicographical Neighbors of Orleanais
Orleanais (current term)
Literary usage of Orleanais
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Europe, Past and Present: A Comprehensive Manual of European Geography and by Franz Heinrich Ungewitter (1850)
"The Loiret Department contains : -(-ORLEANS, the former capital of Orleanais, on the Loire, southward and till miles distant from Paris, with a beautiful ..."
2. French Wines and Vineyards: And the Way to Find Them by Cyrus Redding (1860)
"... AND LOIR AND CHEB, compose part of the old province of Orleanais. THE LOIRET possesses'28591 hectares of vines, ..."