Gironde

[ juh-rond; French zhee-rawnd ]
/ dʒəˈrɒnd; French ʒiˈrɔ̃d /

noun

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.
the Gironde, the party of the Girondists.

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Gironde
/ (French ʒirɔ̃d) /

noun

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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