Orleans meaning

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A city of north-central France on the Loire River south-southwest of Paris. Founded by Celts and conquered by Julius Caesar in 52 bc , the city was the center of a Frankish kingdom in the sixth century and a residence of the Capetian kings in the tenth century. The English siege of Orléans (1428–1429) was lifted by troops led by Joan of Arc, the “Maid of Orléans.”
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Branch of the house of Bourbon, one of whose members (Louis Philippe) ruled France, 1830-48
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1747-93; Fr. revolutionary: guillotined: father of Louis Philippe.
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(place) City in NC France, on the Loire.
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Alternative form of Orleans.
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