Orléans

geographical name
Or·​lé·​ans | \ ˌȯr-lā-ˈäⁿ How to pronounce Orléans (audio) \

Definition of Orléans

commune in north central France on the Loire River south-southwest of Paris population 114,167

Note: Orleans is the capital of the region and a former province of Or*lé*a*nais \ ˌȯr-​lā-​ə-​ˈnā How to pronounce Orléans (audio) \ .

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“Orléans.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Orl%C3%A9ans. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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