Eure-et-Loir

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Eure-et-Loir

(French œrelwar)
n
(Placename) a department of N central France, in Centre region. Capital: Chartres. Pop: 412 094 (2003 est). Area: 5940 sq km (2317 sq miles)
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Central France: Eure et Loire, Loiret, Cher, Loir et Cher, Indre, Indre et Loire, Allier, Yonne, Cote d'Or, Nievre, Saone et Loire, Seine Saint-Denis, Val de Marne, Yvelines, Kssonne, Seine et Marne, Orne, Sarthe, Mayenne and Maine et Loire.
The French 60-foot trimaran, Eure et Loire, with Olympic medallist Rodney Pattisson on board, sailed the course in one day, 18 hours and 19 minutes -- two hours outside the record -- before the wind died and the fog shrouded the Cornish coastline.