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[bawr-dl-ey; French bawr-duh-le]
  1. a wine-growing region in SW France, in Gironde.
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Examples from the Web for bordelais

Historical Examples

  • They were as the Haut Brion among the wines of the Bordelais.

    The Quest for a Lost Race

    Thomas E. Pickett

  • They show us Auvergne and the Bordelais in the evening light.

    Medieval People

    Eileen Edna Power

  • Cattle are extensively raised, the Bazadais breed of oxen and the Bordelais breed of milch-cows being well known.

  • And, yielding to his importunities, Frederick allowed himself to be led towards the Bordelais smoking-divan.

  • They are the Gascons of Spain, but beside them the Bordelais is a truthful, unimaginative creature.