Main meanings of Anjou in English

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Anjou1

Pronunciation /ˈãʒuː/ /ɑ̃ʒu/

proper noun

  • A former province of western France, on the Loire. It was an English possession from 1154 until 1204.

Main meanings of Anjou in English

: Anjou1Anjou2

Anjou2

Pronunciation /ˈanʒuː/

noun

  • An egg-shaped variety of pear, the most popular type of which has bright green skin.

Origin

Late 19th century from Anjou in France, where it originated.