Loire

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Loire the longest French river; rises in the Massif Central and flows north and west to the Atlantic Ocean
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Usage

In literature:

But along the Loire these Angevin rulers meet us in river-bank and castle and bridge and town.
"Stray Studies from England and Italy" by John Richard Greene
A flat-bottomed passage-boat of the Loire.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
For the tourist the chateaux country of the Loire has no beginning and no end.
"The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
We were now in the rich valley of the Loire, one of the most productive and one of the most famous in France.
"In the Flash Ranging Service" by Edward Alva Trueblood
They began with Chartres, continued with the Chateaux of the Loire, and began to work their way south.
"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William J. Locke
The narrative also runs clear and sharp as the Loire itself.
"The Wallypug in London" by G. E. Farrow
Her road lay along the banks of the Loire.
"Richard I" by Jacob Abbott
He is hurrying to take command of the army of the Loire.
"My Sword's My Fortune" by Herbert Hayens
And the peasants in that happy country of the Loire spoke the most beautiful French, and had the most beautiful manners in the world.
"The Martian" by George Du Maurier
The Breton rising had failed for the time, and royalists north of the Loire had not recovered from the blow when La Vendee rose.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
There she sat her horse and chafed till Dunois came out and crossed the Loire to meet her.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
These boats on the Loire, as described by Madame de Sevigne, were evidently somewhat like gondolas.
"In Château Land" by Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
M. J. ALLARD, Angers, Maine & Loire, France.
"Garden and Forest Weekly, Volume 1 No. 1, February 29, 1888" by Various
The Moslems beat Odo, gained possession of Bordeaux, and overran the whole of southern Gaul nearly as far as the Loire.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
We had met in Orleans as I have said, and started on our walking tour in a southerly direction along the banks of the Loire.
"Fragments of an Autobiography" by Felix Moscheles
Loir-et-Cher, 35 m. S.W.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
He was tried by the tribunal of the Eure-et-Loire and acquitted.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
South-Eastern France, department of Saone-et-Loire.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
The I. Bavarian corps distinguished itself very greatly at Sedan and on the Loire.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
Loire, river, 98, 100.
"Humphrey Duke of Gloucester" by K.H. Vickers
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In poetry:

But prouder grew her glance
And sterner grew her mien,
As westward still she wandered
To Rhone and Loire and Seine.
"The March Of Freedom" by Ernest Jones
Carrier came down to the Loire and slew,
Till all the ways and the waves waxed red:
Bound and drowned, slaying two by two,
Maidens and young men, naked and wed.
"Les Noyades" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
For the Loire would have driven us down to the sea,
And the sea would have pitched us from shoal to shoal;
And I should have held you, and you held me,
As flesh holds flesh, and the soul the soul.
"Les Noyades" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
O lordly flow the Loire and Seine,
And loud the dark Durance:
But bonnier shine the braes of Tyne
Than a' the fields of France;
And the waves of Till that speak sae still
Gleam goodlier where they glance.
"A Jacobite's Exile" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
From Baltic or Biscayan shores
Where Loire to the Atlantic runs;
Where Volga to the Caspian pours,
You have not poured in vain your sons.
From laughing lands of Rhone and Seine
You have not poured your sons in vain.
"The Man Forsworn " by William Watson

In news:

Along the Loire, Dedication To a Fried-Fish Delicacy .
Cruising the Loire Valley in search of that perfect French moment.
Luscious fare in France's Upper Loire region.
Barging in France's Upper Loire region brings a big slice of lunch-time bliss, from sausage in brioche to vegetable-based salads.
View from the deck of the Meanderer hotel-barge outside Moret-Sur-Loing in the Upper Loire region of France.
Vancouverites love life in the Loire .
Appreciating Loire 's Valley Wine Region.
The Loire (pronounced luh-WAHR) Valley wine region is a long, skinny stretch of land that lies along the river of the same name in France.
Great gardens around Paris and the Loire Valley.
Loire 's River of Wine and Food.
Decode the Wines of the Loire Valley .
Wine Bargains of the Loire Valley .
Luscious fare in France's Upper Loire region.
I like to think of the Loire Valley as France's well-bred region.
View full size A fruity Muscadet from the Loire Valley is perfect with oysters.
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In science:

The authors would like to acknowledge the financial support o f R ´egion Pays-de-Loire, Agence Nationale pour la Valorisat ion de la Recherche, and ´Ecole des Mines de Nantes.
Design of a Three-Axis Isotropic Parallel Manipulator for Machining Applications: The Orthoglide
The joint work was partially supported by the research pro ject MATPYL of the F´ed´eration de Math´ematiques des Pays de Loire.
A two-sample test for comparison of long memory parameters
Later, these results were vastly generalized to dynamical heights and nonarchimedean places using the techniques of potential theory on Berkovich analytic spaces independently by Baker and Rumely , Favre and Rivera-Letelier [15, 16], and Chambert-Loir .
Equidistribution and the heights of totally real and totally p-adic numbers
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