- a river in SW France, flowing W to the Gironde estuary. 300 miles (485 km) long.
- a department in SW central France. 3561 sq. mi. (9225 sq. km). Capital: Périgueux.
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He hits bottom at Rocamadour, a sanctuary in the Dordogne known as a citadel of faith devoted to Mary.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President
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Are you bound, like the others, to join one of the lords on the Dordogne?Saint Bartholomew's Eve
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Among the reindeer hunters of the Dordogne were artists of no mean ability.The Prehistoric World
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The rock castles on the Vzre and the Dordogne all bear traces of having been burnt.Nomi
The ascent continued to Thivirs, a tiny village of the Dordogne.Europe from a Motor Car
The principal affluent of the Dordogne in this department is the Isle.
- a river in SW France, rising in the Auvergne Mountains and flowing southwest and west to join the Garonne river and form the Gironde estuary. Length: 472 km (293 miles)
- a department of SW France, in Aquitaine region. Capital: Périgueux. Pop: 392 291 (2003 est). Area: 9224 sq km (3597 sq miles)
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