Bordeaux

[ bawr-doh ]
/ bɔrˈdoʊ /

noun

a seaport in and the capital of Gironde, in SW France, on the Garonne River.
any of various wines produced in the region surrounding Bordeaux, especially claret.

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British Dictionary definitions for Bordeaux

Bordeaux
/ (bɔːˈdəʊ, French bɔrdo) /

noun

a port in SW France, on the River Garonne: a major centre of the wine trade. Pop: 215 363 (1999)
any of several red, white, or rosé wines produced around Bordeaux

Other words from Bordeaux

Related adjective: Bordelais
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Cultural definitions for Bordeaux

Bordeaux
[ (bawr-doh) ]

Port city in southwestern France.

notes for Bordeaux

The region around Bordeaux is known for its wine.
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