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[gav-er-nee; French ga-var-nee]
  1. a waterfall in SW France, in the Pyrenees. 1384 feet (422 meters) high.
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Historical Examples of gavarnie

  • A pair-horse landau for Gavarnie was priced at fifty francs.

    The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete

    Emile Zola

  • You undergo a description of Gavarnie after the last edition of the guide-book.

    A Tour Through The Pyrenees

    Hippolyte Adolphe Taine

  • Before reaching Gèdres, which is about half-way to Gavarnie, a fine, though tantalising view of the Brêche is obtained.

  • We reached Gavarnie at seven o'clock, and pausing for half an hour, rode on to Luz, where we arrived as the night closed.

  • The most usual, and by far the most advantageous starting-place, is the village of Gavarnie, near the Cirque of that name.