- a river in SW France, flowing NW from the Pyrenees to the Gironde River. 350 miles (565 km) long.
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"There is the smoke from Bazas, on the further side of Garonne," quoth he.
Alas for my poor sword which lies at the bottom of the Garonne!
Our meadows on the banks of the Garonne were of a tender green.
Saint-Jory is situated at the bottom of a slope at about five hundred yards from the Garonne.
He knew the water well; he could swim three miles in the Garonne at a stretch.
- a river in SW France, rising in the central Pyrenees in Spain and flowing northeast then northwest into the Gironde estuary. Length: 580 km (360 miles)
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