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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
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[ˈtuːˈluːz] NTolosa f (de Francia)
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Don Quixote said in reply that she would do him a favour if thenceforward she assumed the "Don" and called herself Dona Tolosa.
She was a mere adjunct in the twilight life of her aunt, a Frenchwoman, and her uncle, the orange merchant, a Basque peasant, to whom her other uncle, the great man of the family, the priest of some parish in the hills near Tolosa, had sent her up at the age of thirteen or thereabouts for safe keeping.
SAINT FRANCIS 96 - Larotin 23, Chu 11, Cenita 11, Madrid 11, Cruz 9, Ramos 7, Lanoy 6, Taguiam 4, Tolosa 4, Cristobal 4, Manzanilla 3, Derama 3.
In addition to the frenetic work of harvest, student intern Michael Overholt is busy conducting a research study to quantify the impact of shade cloth on vines at Tolosa Vineyards & Winery in San Luis Obispo County's Edna Valley AVA.
Clinical and pathological findings were first defined by Tolosa in 1954, and Hunt added new cases at 1961 (1,2).
Utility of thallium-201 scintigraphy in Tolosa Hunt syndrome.
In 1954, Tolosa [2] reported the first patient with this syndrome, who presented with left orbital pain, ipsilateral progressive visual loss, total left ophthalmoplegia, and reduced sensation over the first division of the trigeminal nerve.
Tolosa in 1954 elucidated the syndrome's clinical features [1] while Hunt et al.
Aunque su produccion es corta, es muy apreciada en el Pais Vasco y procede de Tolosa.
The body of Spanish-born Dr Inigo Tolosa was discovered in a bath in a room at the Apollo Hotel, in Hagley Road, on March 10 this year.
Bulgaria is at one of the leading positions in Central and Eastern Europe in macroeconomic stability, but needs reforms, said Guillermo Tolosa, the IMF representative to Bulgaria and Romania, quoted by the BTA wire service.