a region and former province of W France: famous as source of cognac.
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
- Angoumois grain moth
a gelechiid moth, Sitotroga cerealella, the larvae of which feed on stored corn and other grains.
- Angra do heroismo
a seaport on and the capital of the island of Terceira in the Azores: former capital of the Azores. an island in the Azores, in the N Atlantic. 153 sq. mi. (395 sq. km). Capital: Angra do Heroismo. noun a port in the Azores, on Terceira Island. Pop: 35 581 (2001) noun an island in […]
- Angra mainyu
the evil spirit who contends against Spenta Mainyu. Historical Examples Thereupon came Angra Mainyu, who is all death, and he counter-created the sin of utter unbelief. Sacred Books of the East Various Thereupon came Angra Mainyu, who is all death, and he counter-created plunder and sin. Sacred Books of the East Various Angra Mainyu invaded […]
a giantess who was the mother of Loki’s children, Fenrir and Hel, and also of the Midgard serpent. Historical Examples No other names compounded with boda occur in Norse literature than Aurboda and Angrboda. Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3 Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.