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Périgord

[pey-ree-gawr]
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noun
  1. a division of the former province of Guienne, in SW France.
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Examples from the Web for perigord

Historical Examples

  • He had mastered his profession, and the town in Perigord was somewhat too small for him.

    Historic Inventions

    Rupert S. Holland

  • David Bouchard, governor of Perigord, killed at the siege of Lisle.

  • For he knew, as they all knew, that the dueling code of Perigord is inexorable.

  • His first exploit in arms was at the siege of Ville-Franche, in Perigord, in the year 1576.

    Olive Leaves

    Lydia Howard Sigourney

  • In Perigord they pay a high price for a shoat with that kind of a nose.

    A Top-Floor Idyl

    George van Schaick