What does Anjou mean?

Anjou meaning in Names Dictionary

'Henry VI, Part 1' Reignier, Duke of Anjou, and titular King of Naples.
Name Origin: Shakespearean
Name Gender: Male

Anjou meaning in General Dictionary

a pear with firm skin and a green skin

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  • a former province of western France inside Loire area

Sentence Examples with the word Anjou

The indirect right acquired by the popes as lords paramount over this vast section of Italian territory gave occasion to all the most serious disturbances of Italy between the end of the 13th and the beginning of the 16th centuries, by the introduction of the house of Anjou into Naples and the disputed succession of Angevin and Aragonese princes, Roger I.

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