- a river in SW France, flowing N from the Pyrenees and then W to the Bay of Biscay. 210 miles (338 km) long.
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It comprises the secondary basins of the Adour and the Charente.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2
Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
Just north from Bidache, set whimsically on a hillside above the Adour, is the feudal village of Hastingues.
Following up the valley of the Adour one comes to the Bagnres de Bigorre in a matter of twenty-five kilometres or so.
Thus about the year 1500 the sands at Bayonne were suddenly thrown across the mouth of the Adour.Principles of Geology
The greater part of the department belongs to the basin of the Garonne, while a small portion in the west is drained by the Adour.