Sentence Examples


  • Though Conrad was almost immediately assassinated, the crown did not 1 A branch of the line continued in Poitou during the 13th century, and ruled in LaMarche till 1303.
  • To the north as far as the rocky point of St Gildas, sheltering the mouth of the Loire, the shore, often occupied by salt marshes (marshes of Poitou and Brittany), is low-lying and hollowed by deep bays sheltered by large islands, those of Olron and Re lying opposite the ports of Rochefort and La Rochelle, while Noirmoutier closes the Bay of Bourgneuf.
  • Upper Poitou and the zone of south-western France to the north of the Pyrenees are the chief regions for the breeding of mules.
  • Asses are reared in Beam, Corsica, Upper Poitou, the Limousin, Berry and other central regions.
  • Poitou; Touraine.