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 Tour’nemine (3 syl.).Tout (pronounce towt). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tours.
 
Geoffrey of Monmouth says: “In the party of Brutus was one Turo’nes, his nephew, inferior to none in courage and strength, from whom Tours derived its name, being the place of his sepulture. Of course, this fable is wholly worthless historically. Tours is the city of the Tu’rons, a people of Gallia Lugdunensis.   1
 


 Tour’nemine (3 syl.).Tout (pronounce towt). 

 
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