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A city of west-central France at the mouth of the Loire River west of Nantes. Built on the ruins of a Gallo-Roman town, it was an important naval base during both world wars.
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(Placename) a port in NW France, at the mouth of the River Loire: German submarine base in World War II; shipbuilding. Pop: 71 373 (2006)
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