Saumur

Saumur, a town of France, in the department of Maine-et-Loire, situated on the Loire and partly on an island in the river, 32 m. SE. of Angers; once famous for its Protestant theological seminary, and till the Edict of Nantes a stronghold of the Huguenots; has interesting churches, a castle (still used as an arsenal), and a noted cavalry school; has trade in grain, dried fruits, rosaries, &c.

Population (circa 1900) given as 14,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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