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La Ro·chelle

 (lä′ rə-shĕl′, rô-)
A city of western France on the Bay of Biscay southwest of Tours. It was a Huguenot stronghold in the 1500s.
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La Rochelle

(French la rɔʃɛl)
n
(Placename) a port in W France, on the Bay of Biscay: a Huguenot stronghold until its submission through famine to Richelieu's forces after a long siege (1627–28). Pop: 80 014 (2006)
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La Ro•chelle

(ˌlɑ roʊˈʃɛl)
n.
a seaport in W France. 77,494.
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