Dordogne

[ dawr-dawn-yuh ]
/ dɔrˈdɔn yə /

noun

a river in SW France, flowing W to the Gironde estuary. 300 miles (485 km) long.
a department in SW central France. 3,561 sq. mi. (9,225 sq. km). Capital: Périgueux.

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Dordogne
/ (French dɔrdɔɲ) /

noun

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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