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  1. a department in SW France. 2429 sq. mi. (6290 sq. km). Capital: Auch.
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Examples from the Web for gers

Historical Examples

  • The wild goose was formerly flown with success in England by gers.

    The Art and Practice of Hawking

    Edward B. Michell

  • Gers have not had a very fair trial in the hands of modern falconers.

  • The name of gers wife is Ran, and they have nine daughters, as has before been written.

  • In Mr. Gers' absence, his shopman did not like to risk the 200 worth of goods demanded.

  • Auch is built on the summit and sides of a hill at the foot of which flow the yellow waters of the Gers.

British Dictionary definitions for gers


  1. a department of SW France, in Midi-Pyrénées region. Capital: Auch. Pop: 175 055 (2003 est). Area: 6291 sq km (2453 sq miles)
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