Poitiers

geographical name
Poi·​tiers | \ pwä-ˈtyā How to pronounce Poitiers (audio) , ˈpwä-tē-ˌā \
variants: or formerly Poictiers

Definition of Poitiers

city in west central France southwest of Tours population 87,697

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“Poitiers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Poitiers. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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