Orléans

geographical name
Or·lé·ans | \ ˌȯr-lā-ˈäⁿ \

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 \ .

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