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Pronunciation: /ˈɑ̃ʒuː/
A former province of western France, on the Loire. It was an English possession from 1154 until 1204.

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Anjou 2 Syllabification: An·jou
Pronunciation: /ˈänZHo͞o/

Entry from US English dictionary


An egg-shaped variety of pear. The most popular type has bright green skin.
Example sentences
  • For dessert I had the apple and pear crisp ($6) which was prepared with locally grown red delicious and honey crisp apples; Bosc, Anjou, and Bartlett pears; an almond crisp topping; vanilla ice cream; and caramel sauce.
  • I enjoyed several diaphanous slivers of beef sashimi (in a soy dressing, with Anjou pear and toasted sesame seeds), even though the entire dish took me roughly three seconds to consume.
  • Supermarket pear bins are full of Bosc, Anjou and the Bartletts, red or yellow.
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