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Loire

 (lwär)
The longest river of France, rising in the Cévennes and flowing about 1,015 km (630 mi) north, northwest, and west to the Bay of Biscay.
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Loire

(French lwar)
n
1. (Placename) a department of E central France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: St Étienne. Pop: 726 613 (2003 est). Area: 4799 sq km (1872 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a river in France, rising in the Massif Central and flowing north and west in a wide curve to the Bay of Biscay: the longest river in France. Its valley is famous for its wines and châteaux. Length: 1020 km (634 miles). Ancient name: Liger
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Loire

(lwɑr)

n.
a river in France, flowing NW and W into the Atlantic. 625 mi. (1005 km) long.
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Noun1.Loire - the longest French riverLoire - the longest French river; rises in the Massif Central and flows north and west to the Atlantic Ocean
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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Loire

[lwɑːr] NLoira m
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He depicts them as farsighted, innovative industrialists who gained considerable wealth and status: Motte as a textile manufacturer at Roubaix; Arbel and Claudinon as metallurgists in the Loire Department, and Wendel as a steelmaker in Lorraine.