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Dordogne

[dawr-dawn-yuh]
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noun
  1. a river in SW France, flowing W to the Gironde estuary. 300 miles (485 km) long.
  2. a department in SW central France. 3561 sq. mi. (9225 sq. km). Capital: Périgueux.
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British Dictionary definitions for périgueux

Périgueux

noun
  1. a town in SW France, capital of the Dordogne: noted for its Roman remains, medieval cathedral, and pâté de foie gras. Pop: 30 193 (1999)
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Dordogne

noun
  1. a river in SW France, rising in the Auvergne Mountains and flowing southwest and west to join the Garonne river and form the Gironde estuary. Length: 472 km (293 miles)
  2. a department of SW France, in Aquitaine region. Capital: Périgueux. Pop: 392 291 (2003 est). Area: 9224 sq km (3597 sq miles)
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