- a department in S France. 2271 sq. mi. (5882 sq. km). Capital: Nîmes.
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The Gard is not to be a factory or an hotel; it must be frankly built for our delight.Joyous Gard
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His sadness increased in proportion as he approached the Pont du Gard.Which?
Of this Roman rigour the Pont du Gard is an admirable example.A Little Tour in France
When she had spoken, she turned her back on Gard and the sunset, and wandered off up the cliffs.
Gard was about to say something, but Count Gustav stopped him peremptorily.
- a department of S France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Nîmes. Pop: 648 522 (2003 est). Area: 5881 sq km (2294 sq miles)
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