Loire: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (lwar), [key]
— n.
  1. a river in France, flowing NW and W into the Atlantic: the longest river in France. 625 mi. (1005 km) long.
  2. a department in central France. 742,396; 1853 sq. mi. (4800 sq. km). Cap.: St.-Étienne.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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