Amboise



a town in central France, E of Tours: castle.
Historical Examples

Pumpkin as you are, Théodore, cannot you see the power that the catastrophe at Amboise has given to my reforms?
The Works of Honor de Balzac Honor de Balzac

Accordingly, on March 12, the Pacification of Amboise was signed.
Europe in the Sixteenth Century 1494-1598, Fifth Edition A. H. (Arthur Henry) Johnson

Chaumont is eighteen kilometres from Blois and the same distance from Amboise.
Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country Francis Miltoun

The Court was moved from Blois to Amboise, which was a fortified city.
A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2) Thomas M. Lindsay

He resided near Amboise, where he could mingle with the court.
A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture Clara Erskine Clement

At Amboise Warwick met with a reception which must have been gratifying to his pride.
The Wars of the Roses John G. Edgar

Both of these royal ladies came here as brides and both were received with joyful acclamations at Amboise.
In Chteau Land Anne Hollingsworth Wharton

The castle of Amboise is superb and its creamy white stone a glory.
An Autobiography Elizabeth Butler

The lords and gentlemen attached to the court made sallies all around Amboise to prevent any unexpected attack.
A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

Of all the chteaux along the Loire, Amboise enjoys the finest situation.
Europe from a Motor Car Russell Richardson

noun
a town in NW central France, on the River Loire: famous castle, a former royal residence. Pop: 11 457 (1999)

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