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Gard

[gar]
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noun
  1. a department in S France. 2271 sq. mi. (5882 sq. km). Capital: Nîmes.
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Examples from the Web for gard

Historical Examples

  • The Gard is not to be a factory or an hotel; it must be frankly built for our delight.

    Joyous Gard

    Arthur Christopher Benson

  • His sadness increased in proportion as he approached the Pont du Gard.

    Which?

    Ernest Daudet

  • Of this Roman rigour the Pont du Gard is an admirable example.

  • When she had spoken, she turned her back on Gard and the sunset, and wandered off up the cliffs.

    The Beth Book

    Sarah Grand

  • Gard was about to say something, but Count Gustav stopped him peremptorily.

    The Beth Book

    Sarah Grand


British Dictionary definitions for gard

Gard

noun
  1. 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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