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Gard

[gar] /gar/
noun
1.
a department in S France. 2271 sq. mi. (5882 sq. km).
Capital: Nîmes.
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  • The Gard is not to be a factory or an hotel; it must be frankly built for our delight.

    Joyous Gard Arthur Christopher Benson
  • His sadness increased in proportion as he approached the Pont du Gard.

    Which? Ernest Daudet
  • Of this Roman rigour the Pont du Gard is an admirable example.

  • When she had spoken, she turned her back on Gard and the sunset, and wandered off up the cliffs.

    The Beth Book

    Sarah Grand
  • Well, you're not going to spy upon me, so I warn you, Mr. Gard.

    The Beth Book

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  • Count Bartahlinsky's yacht was alongside, and Gard was on deck.

    The Beth Book

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  • Gard, who had been anxiously watching them from amidships, approached.

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  • Gard was about to say something, but Count Gustav stopped him peremptorily.

    The Beth Book

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  • I wont trouble you to introduce me to any more of your friends, Gard.

    Quarter-Back Bates Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Gard pulled the blue cushion from the box and tossed it across the room.

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British Dictionary definitions for Gard

Gard

/French ɡar/
noun
1.
a department of S France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Nîmes. Pop: 648 522 (2003 est). Area: 5881 sq km (2294 sq miles)
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