an estuary in SW France, formed by the junction of the Garonne and Dordogne rivers. 45 miles (72 km) long.
a department in SW France. 4,141 sq. mi. (10,725 sq. km). Capital: Bordeaux.
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How to use Gironde in a sentence
The Gironde lies before us, and once over the bar, and under shelter of the Tour de Cordouan, all will be well with us.The White Company | Arthur Conan Doyle
Bor-do´, port of France, on the Gironde, 60 miles from the sea; the great wine-exporting port.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 1 (of 10) | James Edward Parrott
But by chance I found myself one evening in a drawing-room with the leaders of the party of the Gironde.The Preacher and His Models | James Stalker
The fall of the Gironde left the country disturbed by civil war, and the frontiers more seriously threatened than before Valmy.
Its name came from the earliest leaders of the party who were representatives from the department of the Gironde.Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 6 of 8 | Various
British Dictionary definitions for Gironde
a department of SW France, in Aquitaine region. Capital: Bordeaux. Pop: 1 330 683 (2003 est). Area: 10 726 sq km (4183 sq miles)
an estuary in SW France, formed by the confluence of the Rivers Garonne and Dordogne. Length: 72 km (45 miles)
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