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  1. Dordogne is a department in southwestern France, with its prefecture in Périgueux. The department is located in the region of Aquitaine between the Loire Valley and the Pyrenees, and is named after the great Dordogne river that runs through it. It roughly corresponds with the ancient county of Périgord.
  2. The Dordogne is a river in south-central and southwest France. The Dordogne river and its watershed was designated Biosphere Reserve by the UNESCO on July 2012.

There are other places with in their name, like Alles-sur-Dordogne, badefols-sur-dordogne and Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne.


"Dordogne" is a cataloged instance, composition.

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Google previewHuman Ecology (2017)

The Story of Our Place in Nature from Prehistory to the Present by Bernard Campbell

The Dordogne is an area of deeply dissected limestone plateaus, and the Dordogne River and its tributaries form a complex of valleys that offer distinctive local microclimates. Overall, however, during the millenia in question, full arctic...

The Dordogne is a region of ubiquitous caves and rockshelters, and these provided prehistoric populations with sheltered life-space and easy access to water in an environment that was very rich in ...

Google previewDelphi Works of Edith Wharton (Illustrated) (2013)

by Edith Wharton

The Dordogne is a child of lusty growth, and at its very leap from the cradle, under the Pic de Sancy, it rolls a fine brown torrent beneath steeply wooded banks. Its course led us rapidly down the mountain glen to the amiable but somewhat characterless little wateringplace of La Bourboule, set in a depression of the hills, with a background of slopes which, in summer, might offer fairly pleasant walks between one's douches; and here, at a fresh white hotel with an affable landlady, we ...

Google previewWalking in the Dordogne (2015)

Over 30 walks in southwest France by Janette Norton

The Dordogne is a country of undulating woodland and shallow valleys, so there are no long, steep climbs or sharp descents. The comments after the grading should give a good indication as to whether the walk is suitable for your abilities. Time The timings correspond to the average walking pace of a reasonably fit person, but this is very approximate as everyone has a different rhythm. It is also important to add on plenty of time for stopping to look at the views, taking photos and for a ...

Google previewThe Celtic Encyclopedia (1998)

by Harry Mountain

NAME Borie du Bois Dolmen TYPE dolmen REGION Dordogne - Quercy, Causse de Limogne REMARKS This is one of the most impressive dolmens in the region. NAME Dordogne TYPE Clochans (beehive huts) REGION Dordogne REMARKS Clochans, ideal for meditation, self-hypnosis or even saunas, are found in many Celtic ...

Google previewA Geographical Dictionary, Representing the Present and Ancient Names of All the Countries, Provinces, Remarkable Cities ... (1688)

And Rivers of the Whole World: Their Distances, Longitudes and Latitudes by Edmund Bohun

Dordonia, Dordogne. r. Dordracum, Dort. c. Dorovernia, Canterburp. c. Dorovernum, 3Dober. o. Dostra, Dauftre. r. Doveona, Deveona, Cahors. c Doulendinum, Doulens.o. Draconis, Draum: r. Dracus, Drac. r. Dragamutina, Travemand. c. Drasomagus, Ausburg. c. Drepanum, Trapano, c.

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Drink (2005)

An A-Z of Alcoholic Beverages by Ned Halley

Monbaziliac AC for sweet white wines from Sémillon, Sauvignon and Muscadelle grapes, Dordogne region, SW France. Monbaziliac, Château leading wine producer of AC ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

It delives its name from the river Dordogne, which runs through it in its southern part from east to west, and is composed of that art of the former province of Guienne which was called #. Its chief place is Périgueux. - The department of the Dordogne is bounded on the north-east by the department of the Upper Vienne, on the east by that of the Corrèze, on the south-east by that of the Lot, on the south by that of Lot and Garonne, on the fouth-west by that of the Gironde, on the west by that ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

DORDOGNE, a department of France, ...

Google previewDictionary of Geography (1855)

by sir Alexander Keith Johnston

DORDOGNE, a dep. in the S.W. of France, between the deps. Haute Vienue, Charente, Charente lnferieure, Gironde, Lot-et-Garonne, Lot, and Correze. Area 3,520 sq. m. Pop. 505,789. Chief rivers, Dordogne and Vesere, both navigable, H. Vezere and Isle. Climate healthy ...

Google previewA Dictionary Geographical, Statistical, and Historical of the Various Countries, Places, and Principal Natural Objects in the World by J. R. M'Culloch (1866)

Chief rivers, the Dordogne, VizEre, Isle, Dronne, &c., all of which have a SW. course. The Dordogne, resulting from the union of the rivulets Dor and Dogne, rises in the Man! d'Or, ...

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Dordogne Meaning

Video shows what Dordogne means. A department in southwest France, in the region of Aquitaine. A river that flows from south-central France into the Garonne.

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The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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