Valois

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adjective Va·lois \ˈval-ˌwä, val-ˈwä\

Definition of Valois

  1. :  of or relating to the French royal house that ruled from 1328 to 1589

Origin and Etymology of valois

after Philip, Count of Valois (1293-1350), who became Philip VI, king of France, in 1328 as next male successor to the Capetian kings


First Known Use: 1883


Valois

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geographical name Va·lois \ˈval-ˌwä, väl-ˈwä\

Definition of Valois

  1. medieval county and duchy of northern France in northeastern Île-de-France; capital Crépy-en-Valois


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