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Garonne

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noun
  1. a river in SW France, flowing NW from the Pyrenees to the Gironde River. 350 miles (565 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for garonne

Historical Examples

  • "There is the smoke from Bazas, on the further side of Garonne," quoth he.

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Alas for my poor sword which lies at the bottom of the Garonne!

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Saint-Jory is situated at the bottom of a slope at about five hundred yards from the Garonne.

    The Flood

    Emile Zola

  • He knew the water well; he could swim three miles in the Garonne at a stretch.

    The Flood

    Emile Zola

  • Our meadows on the banks of the Garonne were of a tender green.

    The Flood

    Emile Zola


British Dictionary definitions for garonne

Garonne

noun
  1. a river in SW France, rising in the central Pyrenees in Spain and flowing northeast then northwest into the Gironde estuary. Length: 580 km (360 miles)
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