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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
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe


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Highly-respected sports paper L'Equipe claim Manga, 27, is being seen by Tolouse boss Dominique Arribage as the kind of experienced defender he needs to ease the Stadium Municipal side away from trouble.
Marlene Sereizert, aged 23, and from Tolouse, said: "I have many friends working in Paris and thankfully I have been able to get in touch with them via Facebook to confirm that they are all okay.
Latifa bin Zaiten whose son Imad was killed in a terrorist attack in the French city of Tolouse in 2102 narrated her painful experience over the loss of her dear son and said that she has formed an association called Imad-ibn-Zaiten for Youth and Peace.
Sissoko did not look interested in the Wear-Tyne derby 10 days ago but for all the talk he would rediscover his best form against the Reds the former Tolouse star's erractic display looked like the type of performance which paves the way for a summer move.
Mister Ginoux, who has three winners to his credit in France, including a Group 3 race in Tolouse, had last won the Qatar Derby under Auge over the same distance in December.
The man in question also has Cheick M'Bengue, a former Tolouse team-mate of Sissoko's, on his books but Guerra steps up on Sissoko's behalf because cross-country transfers are never really that simple.
Siccome non si riusciva a trovare un italianista francese, si arrivo al compromesso di chiamare un italiano che insegnava in Francia: questi era Aldo Scaglione, allora a Tolouse come lettore d'italiano.
The carrier took delivery of its latest A320 at the Airbus facility in Tolouse, and the new aircraft has gone straight into service across Air Arabia's global network of 84 destinations, which it serves from three hubs in UAE, Morocco and Egypt.
Tolouse, a beautiful city located in the Midi-Pyrenees, in the Tarn region of southwest France, has always had a resonance in my memory, even though I had never been there.
The versatile former Tolouse player was only 29 but he died in hospital in the Fijian capital Suva yesterday.
The aircraft that should have been delivered in March and May are still there in Tolouse, France [Airbus' headquarters].
Meanwhile, Crusaders will host Tolouse Olymique XII in the Carnegie Challenge Cup third round on Saturday.