Definition of Loire river
1. Noun. The longest French river; rises in the Massif Central and flows north and west to the Atlantic Ocean.
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Literary usage of Loire river
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1. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1913)
"loire river.—The studies devoted to this question in the case of the river ... The floods of the loire river have always been a matter of great moment to ..."
2. Highways of Commerce: The Ocean Lines, Railways, Canals, and Other Trade by United States Bureau of Foreign Commerce (1899)
"Naval vessels may enter the present harbor, which is cut from the mouth of the loire river, but owing to the tide, they are often obliged to wait some ..."
3. Cram's Quick Reference Atlas and Gazetteer of the Worldby George Franklin Cram, Eugenes Murray-Aaron by George Franklin Cram, Eugenes Murray-Aaron (1906)
"... 1.666....82 Bl loire river, France 78 C4 Logtown, La,, 160 26 B4 Lohela. Turk. ... Iowa, 587 40 D6 Lot Nung, Burma 96 C4 loire river, length of 4 Lois, ..."
4. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Jesuits, Reuben Gold Thwaites (1901)
"Loire (River of Nante; France)—town on, 36, 97; levee on, 43, 257; Belle Isle near mouth of, 6o, 318. Nante, River of. See above Loire. ..."