a region and former province of W France: famous as source of cognac.
Historical Examples

The assassin’s name was Francis Ravaillac, a native of Angoumois, who had been a solicitor in the courts of law.
The Last Words of Distinguished Men and Women Frederic Rowland Marvin

Colbert labored to increase the receipts; the new imposts excited insurrections in Angoumois, in Guyenne, in Brittany.
A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

A baker is cited in Angoumois, France, who spent ten minutes in a furnace at 132° C.
Scientific American Supplement No. 360, November 25, 1882 Various

From this time forward, vague rumors reported the existence of a great man in Angoumois.
Two Poets Honore de Balzac


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