Poitiers definition by Webster's New World
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city in WC France: pop. 79,000
Poitiers definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of west-central France east-southeast of Nantes. Settled by a Gallic people, it was an early Christian center with important monasteries. Nearby, Edward the Black Prince defeated and captured John II of France on September 19, 1356. Population: 89,000.