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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


[ˈtuːˈluːz] NTolosa f (de Francia)
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The next morning our guide was so ill, and his limbs swelled so much with the rankling of his two wounds, that he could go no farther; so we were obliged to take a new guide here, and go to Toulouse, where we found a warm climate, a fruitful, pleasant country, and no snow, no wolves, nor anything like them; but when we told our story at Toulouse, they told us it was nothing but what was ordinary in the great forest at the foot of the mountains, especially when the snow lay on the ground; but they inquired much what kind of guide we had got who would venture to bring us that way in such a severe season, and told us it was surprising we were not all devoured.
I travelled from Toulouse to Paris, and without any considerable stay came to Calais, and landed safe at Dover the 14th of January, after having had a severe cold season to travel in.
remounted the throne; Villefort, to whom Marseilles had become filled with remorseful memories, sought and obtained the situation of king's procureur at Toulouse, and a fortnight afterwards he married Mademoiselle de Saint-Meran, whose father now stood higher at court than ever.
Do you not see that your garrison of today will make you partisans at La Rochelle, Nantes, Bordeaux, Toulouse -- in short, wherever they may be sent to?
It is the Seneschal of Toulouse, with his following," said Johnston, shading his eyes with his hand.
Vittoria, Salamanca, Toulouse, Waterloo, Moodkee, Ferozshah, an' Sobraon - that was fought close next door here, against the very beggars he wants us to join.
Contract award notice: 17c078ao - pt / hz - cleaning of the premises of the city of toulouse and toulouse metropolis - sector 2 - years 2018 to 2022 (france-toulouse: Building-cleaning services)
And there's no doubt that Neymar's presence in the PSG team this evening is why Toulouse are such huge odds against at the Parc des Princes.
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Jean-Michel Vernhes, President of Toulouse-Blagnac airport, said, "We welcome Etihad Regional to Toulouse and are delighted that the new route not only enhances access to Geneva, but beyond to Abu Dhabi and a whole range of destinations.
TOULON v TOULOUSE Premier Sports, 8pm TOULOUSE and Toulon both won their Top 14 regular-season home games against each other by a wide margin, writes Max Oram.
Toulouse went into the break of their Pool 2 match18-9 down and then fell 21-12 behind before a late three-converted try revival saw them home but neither side claimed a bonus point.