Definition of Orleans in English:


Pronunciation /ˈôrlēənz/ /ˈɔrliənz/ /ôrˈlē(ə)nz/ /ɔrˈli(ə)nz/

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proper noun

  • The capital city of Centre region in central France, on the Loire River; population 116,256 (2006). In 1429, it was the scene of Joan of Arc's first victory over the English during the Hundred Years War. French name Orléans.