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A city of southern France on the Garonne River southeast of Bordeaux. Originally part of Roman Gaul, it was the capital of the Visigoths (418-508) and the Carolingian kingdom of Aquitaine (781-843). Toulouse was a cultural center of medieval Europe.


(Placename) a city in S France, on the Garonne River: scene of severe religious strife in the early 13th and mid-16th centuries; university (1229). Pop: 444 392 (2006). Ancient name: Tolosa



a city in S France, on the Garonne River. 358,688.
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Noun1.Toulouse - a city on the Garonne River in southern France to the southeast of BordeauxToulouse - a city on the Garonne River in southern France to the southeast of Bordeaux; a cultural center of medieval Europe
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Don Quixote said in reply that she would do him a favour if thenceforward she assumed the "Don" and called herself Dona Tolosa.
She was a mere adjunct in the twilight life of her aunt, a Frenchwoman, and her uncle, the orange merchant, a Basque peasant, to whom her other uncle, the great man of the family, the priest of some parish in the hills near Tolosa, had sent her up at the age of thirteen or thereabouts for safe keeping.
Aschenik and his countryman Debebe Tolosa, who came in second place with a time of two hours, 19 minutes and 48 seconds, made up part of the group that quickly became the leaders.
The body of Spanish-born Dr Inigo Tolosa was discovered in a bath in a room at the Apollo Hotel, in Hagley Road, on March 10 this year.
Bulgaria is at one of the leading positions in Central and Eastern Europe in macroeconomic stability, but needs reforms, said Guillermo Tolosa, the IMF representative to Bulgaria and Romania, quoted by the BTA wire service.
NEW YORK--Bradley Babin, Jairo Borja, Yvette Brewster, Jason Buck, Frances Cabasso, Jack Cabasso, Bill Calhoun, Kimberly Collica-Cox, Malcolm Cully, Wendy Cully, Janelle Fajardo, Wendy Featherstone, Catherine Flint, Warren Forbes, Edward Greenberg, Bradford Hanley, Lewis Hopkins, Anthony Hough, Corinne Leone, Eric Miller, Michael Nash, Dan Quinn, Kyle Roberts, Kenya Robinson, Eric Roybal, Beth Skinner, Angela Tolosa, Martin White, Jeff Williams
By the way, that letter z in the name represents Mozart--this was once the SLO Mozart Festival, and July 23 brings an all-Mozart program to Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa.
Lewis D, Tolosa JE, Kaufmann M, Goodman M, Farrell C, Bergvella V.
Ethiopia also fielded the fastest runner in the half marathon, with Abebe Tolosa setting the fastest time and Rebecca Botwright from the UK clinging the fastest female runner slot.
Another recent success was our participation in a competition in Tolosa, Spain, last autumn, where we won first prize in the children's choir category for the third time, which was exceptional.
A young typhoon survivor fetches water from a hand pump at Tolosa town
Perry said residents in towns outside Tacloban like Palo, Tanauan, Tolosa, and Dulag, which directly face the South Pacific Ocean, have received very little aid, if at all.