Nos Amours ("our loved ones") was a popular nickname for the Montreal Expos franchise during its years in Montreal, Quebec. It was first used by reporter Jean-Paul Sarrault of La Presse in his write-up of the expansion team's first-ever game on April 4, 1969 and stuck immediately. It was in use until the franchise left for Washington, DC after the 2004 season, although it was often used ironically given the poor attendance at Stade Olympique in the team's last few seasons in Montreal.
The name is also spelled Nos z'Amours, which is a graphic pun emphasizing the fact that the final "s" in nos is pronounced like a strongly emphasized "z".
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