Definition of Loire river

1. Noun. The longest French river; rises in the Massif Central and flows north and west to the Atlantic Ocean.

Exact synonyms: Loire
Group relationships: France, French Republic
Generic synonyms: River



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loire River

Lofortyx californicus
Lofoten
Lofty
Logan
Logania
Loganiaceae
Loglan
Logo
Logos
Logres
Logroño
Lohlein-Baehr lesion
Lohmann reaction
Loire
Loire-Atlantique
Loire River
Loire Vally
Loiret
Lois
Loiseleuria
Loiseleuria procumbens
Loja
Lojban
Lojbanist
Lojbanists
Lojbanize
Lok
Lokasenna
Lokean
Lokeans

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. ..."

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