gaspereau

/ (ˈɡæspərəʊ) /

noun

Canadian another name for alewife

Nearby words

  1. gasometry,
  2. gasp,
  3. gaspar,
  4. gasparovic,
  5. gasper,
  6. gaspergou,
  7. gasperi,
  8. gasperi, alcide de,
  9. gaspé,
  10. gaspé peninsula

Word Origin for gaspereau

from Canadian French

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Examples from the Web for gaspereau

  • Once more a village arose on Grand Pré, and cider-presses creaked on the hills of Gaspereau.

    Earth's Enigmas|Charles G. D. Roberts
  • The Gaspereau villages grew in importance, and were among the richest and most populous in 1755.

    The Land of Evangeline|John Frederic Herbin
  • The steamer was soon at the pier inside the broad mouth of the river Gaspereau.

    The Heir to Grand Pr|John Frederic Herbin
  • Thus to the Gaspereau's mouth moved on that mournful procession.