Le Gosier

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Blason de Le Gosier
Official blazon
French D'argent à trois losanges de sable; au chef d'azur chargé d'une fleur de lis d'or.
English blazon wanted


The shield is the arms of the Dampierre family, main family of the town in the late eighteenth century. The fleur-de-lys symbolises Saint Louis, patron saint of Gosier. The two pelicans refer to the etymology of the town (grand-gousier was a 17th century name for a pelican). "15 Prairial Year II" is the date of the second decree of the Convention on the Abolition of Slavery in France (June 2, 1794).

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