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a department in SW France. 2,429 sq. mi. (6,290 sq. km). Capital: Auch.
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How to use Gers in a sentence
Lannes enlisted in the second battalion of the volunteers of Gers, and was at once elected sub-lieutenant by his fellow-citizens.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Then Loke bandied hasty words with all the gods, and slew gers thrall who was called Fimafeng.The Younger Edda|Snorre
The wild goose was formerly flown with success in England by gers.The Art and Practice of Hawking|Edward B. Michell
The Charente region, the grapes of which furnish brandy, as do those of Armagnac (department of Gers).
Colloidal copper has been used in recent time for the same purpose by Gaube du Gers and by others.
British Dictionary definitions for Gers
/ (French ʒɛr) /
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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